Hope

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.128.2

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.8 x 9.7 cm (5 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1117

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1680; verso, upper left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1680; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen