The Demon

The Lost Soul

mid 16th century
Artist Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.3 x 21.9 cm (12 5/16 x 8 5/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly into the borderline at the top and sides, and with c. 2 mm margin at the bottom)

Accession Number

1975.416

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in brown, dark brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Bottom right, printed in blue ink, the mark of Hans Freiherr von und zu Aufsess, Aufsess and Nuremberg (1801-1872)(Lugt 2749); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Hans Freiherr von und zu Aufsess, Aufsess and Nuremberg (b. 1801 - d. 1872; Lugt 2749). W.G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen