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The Good Shepherd

About 1555–65
Possibly by Angiolo Falconetto (Italian, about 1507–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.9 x 10.8 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.) Platemark: 11.8 x 8.5 cm (4 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P13890

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton’s entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6.

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund