Saturn

about 1533–50
Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Giovanni Antonio de Sachis, called "Il Pordenone" (Italian, about 1484–1539), Formerly attributed to Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), Formerly thought to be after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.125.27, indeterminate state (the lower part of the print is trimmed off)(probably ii/ii, as the arm of the scales prints without the dark block (compare to 64.1110 and 64.1113))

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.8 x 42 cm (10 9/16 x 16 9/16 in.)(trimmed into the image)

Accession Number

64.1112

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of red-brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

See drawing at Chatsworth by Pordenone.
After facade of Palazzo d’Anna, Venice, frescoed by Pordenone about 1533.

Markings

Verso, upper right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen