The Virgin and Child with a Bishop

1591
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Alessandro di Agostino Casolani (Italian, 1552–1606)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.063.22

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.9 x 21.6 cm (12 15/16 x 8 1/2 in.)(trimmed slightly into the image at the top and sides, and slightly into several letters of the inscription at the bottom)

Accession Number

1975.434

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in medium brown, dark brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, 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