The Head of Christ

mid 16th–late 16th century
Monogrammist NB (Italian, 16th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.047.28

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.7 x 25.3 cm (13 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.) Image: 34.4 x 25.2 cm (13 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.531

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in tan, medium brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina (Lugt 5g); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen