An Architectural Stage Set

mid 16th–early 17th century
Possibly by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Possibly by Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, 1527–1606?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch


Sheet: 25.3 x 35.9 cm (9 15/16 x 14 1/8 in.) Image (borderline): 24.8 x 34.8 cm (9 3/4 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in orange-brown, brown, and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the print cabinet of the Princes of Waldburg Wolfegg, Wolfegg (Lugt 2542); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, the same mark


The Princes of Waldburg Wolfegg, Wolfegg (Lugt 2542); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen