The Holy Family

1550
After Antonio Campi da Cremona (Italian, 1524–1587), Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.058.14; Nagler, Monogrammisten, I, 1068, 2; Le Blanc 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 11.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Image (borderline): 15 x 11 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.515

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of gray-green

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Upper left, in the line block, "1550"; bottom, in the lightest block, "ANTONIVS CREMONENSIS I.V."

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (b. 1797- d. 1854), Dresden (Lugt 971). W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1975, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen