Venus and Cupid

1566
Niccolo Boldrini (Italian, about 1500–after 1566), After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.126.29

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.8 x 23.4 cm (12 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.495

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 center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)
WM ladder in a shield surmounted by a six-pointed star

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); between 1922 and 1948, deaccessioned by the Albertina and sold. W.G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1975, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen