Man Holding a Festoon

16th century
Artist Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.150.17

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.4 x 25.5 cm (12 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)(maximum dimensions; trimmed irregularly around the image)

Accession Number

1975.417

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in red-brown and black on tan paper, with added white highlights, cut out around the image and laid down on a backing sheet watercolored in red-brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of second 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