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

Dimensions

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

1975.430

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

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