The Guitar Player

Portrait of Alessandro Achillini (Giovanni Philotheo da Bologna)

about 1509
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.349.469; Passavant 276

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.4 x 13.4 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1205

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt (Lugt 345); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt (Lugt 345); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund