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The Astrologer

1514
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Copied after Giulio Campagnola (Italian, about 1482—after 1515)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8A; Hind 9c; Illustrated Bartsch 11, Copy 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.8 x 20.7 cm (5 7/16 x 8 1/8 in.)(irregular) Platemark: 9.8 x 15.3 cm (3 7/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

23.967

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

On very thin Italian laid paper; WM balance in a circle, surmounted by a small orb and a six-pointed star

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Francis Bullard, Boston (1862-1913)(Lugt 982); verso, upper right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Francis Bullard, Boston (1862-1913)(Lugt 982); William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard