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The Temptation of the Idler

early 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Copied after Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.415.651 (copy)(or possibly a copy directly from Dürer)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.7 x 12.5 cm (8 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)(trimmed inside the platemark)

Accession Number

P1298

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After the Dürer engraving, Bartsch 76

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund