David and Goliath

late 16th century
Alessandro Gandini (Italian, active about 1550–1600), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.026.7 (as anonymous)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.4 x 20.7 cm (11 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.522

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-blue and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In the tone block, bottom right, "AE / Gan / dino"

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen