The Philosopher

mid 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.142.1

Dimensions

Sheet: 10 x 6.8 cm (3 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)(trimmed into, or just inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.553

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in light brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen