The Body of Christ Supported by an Angel

late 16th century
Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, last half of the 16th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Passavant; Rosand and Muraro 100

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.2 x 31 cm (18 3/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.537

Medium or Technique

Woodcut with brush and brown wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression does not have inscription in the block, bottom right, “1582 / KOECK”, that appears in the MFA impression M20385.

Inscription

Recto, lower right, in pen and black ink, "BS / PI / F" (?)

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso of backing sheet, lower center, the same mark

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA. (Accession date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen