The Alliance of Peace and Abundance

1627–42
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.131.10, iii/iv; Takahatake 23 (Version B), iii/iv (touched impression)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 15.6 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.) Image (borderline): 21.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.598

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-blue and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The date “1642” filled in with gray-blue ink after the blocks were printed, as described by Bartsch. The hand inking extends up around the top of the inscription at lower left.

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

J. Smith; Bright; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen