The Martyrdom of SS Peter and Paul

early 16th–mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.079.28, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 29 x 48.4 cm (11 7/16 x 19 1/16 in.)(trimmed into the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1069

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in three shades of olive brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen