The Circumcision

The Presentation in the Temple

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), Probably after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.031.6, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.5 x 29.2 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/2 in.)(lacking c.18 mm at the top; trimmed slightly into the image on the other three sides)

Accession Number

64.1030

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in three shades of red-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, upper right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen