The Choleric Temperament

mid 16th century
Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.133.11

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.7 x 7.4 cm (4 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.) Image (borderline): 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1975.550

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen