Women and Children from Mantegna's Triumph of Ceasar VII

Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century


Dimensions

12.7 x 17.78 cm (5 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

61.1368

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Woodcut with false monogram of H. S. Beham (See Schreiber 854, 855 for comparable falsifications); See note on mat.

Signed

Signed lower right corner: HSB monogram 1513: according to note on mat this is a fake Hans Sebald Beham monogram.

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1961, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen