The Christian Hero

1610
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.136.14; Meyer I, 26, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.7 x 33.5 cm (19 15/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.452

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in two shades of light olive-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink (very faintly), the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen