Raphael and His Mistress

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.141.3, different version from either in Illustrated Bartsch


27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.)(trimmed outside the figures, but within the lightest tone block)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in two shades of brown, violet-brown, and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso of backing sheet, top center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Thomas Thane, London (1782-1846)(Lugt 811), May 1820; verso of backing sheet, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Thomas Thane, London (1782-1846), May 1820; James B. Ames, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Suzannah C. Ames; her gift to the MFA January 16, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Suzannah C. Ames