A Giant (Study for "The Fall of the Giants")

1638
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.116.13; Takahatake 21 (Version B), v/vii, Variant b

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 19.3 cm (10 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly within, borderline)

Accession Number

1975.606

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in black and four shades of brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower left: Guido Rhenus/Bonon. Inuen./Bart. Coriolan' Eq. Sculp.; lower center: 1638.

Markings

Verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen