The Entombment

1585
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Raffaellino da Reggio (Italian, 1550–1578)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.044.24; Meyer I, 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.2 x 34.6 cm (17 3/8 x 13 5/8 in.) Image: 42.1 x 32.7 cm (16 9/16 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.445

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The mark “P. Mariette 1685” looks unlike Mariette’s usual signature, and it is possible that it is forged.

Markings

Verso, top center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1685 (see Note); verso, bottom left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Arkady Nikolaievitch Alferoff, Bonn (1811-1872)(Lugt 1727); verso, bottom center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Carl Schlösser, Eberfeld (1827-1884)(Lugt 636); verso, bottom left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Karl Ewald Hasse, Göttingen (1810-1902)(Lugt 860); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1685 (see Note); Arkady Nikolaievitch Alferoff, Bonn (1811-1872)(Lugt 1727); Carl Schlösser, Eberfeld (1827-1884)(Lugt 636); Karl Ewald Hasse, Göttingen (1810-1902)(Lugt 860); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen