The Lute Player

about 1530–1550
Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.143.3

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.8 x 16.4 cm (6 5/8 x 6 7/16 in.) Image: 14.2 x 14.1 cm (5 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10833

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in tan and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1803; verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

1803, Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, (b. 1766 - d. 1836), Milan. Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell (neé Ayer) Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), NY, NY, Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth (neé Ayer) Inches (b. 1891 - d. ?); December 31, 1921, their gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer