late 16th century
Giuseppe Scolari (Italian, last half of the 16th century)
Nagler 3; Le Blanc 4; Korn pp. 73-75; Baseggio pp. 21-23, #3; see Bartsch XII, 45, 25 for Andreani's copy
Sheet: 68.1 x 43.9 cm (26 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)(trimmed within the image)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Condition: a vertical crack left of center; a tear across the center; wormholes; a plug inserted changing the head of the man on the far right; another plug adding two women at upper left, which corresponds to the Andreani chiaroscuro
This impression has an inscription in the block, at the bottom right, “Gioseppe / Scolari inv”. The other MFA impression, 1975.540, does not have this inscription.
Carved in the block, lower right, "Gioseppe / Scolari inv". The other MFA Impression, 1975.540, does not have this inscription.
Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)
W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen