Frieze with Old Man Reading, Some Putti and a Goat, etc.

mid-16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Attributed to Alessandro Mazzola Bedoli (Italian, 1547–1612)

Catalogue Raisonné

Macandrew 100


Sheet: 8.8 x 31.3 cm (3 7/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brown wash, heightened with white, on blue paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings




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; 1963, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 30, 1963)

Credit Line

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