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, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.5 x 44.3 cm (12 13/16 x 17 7/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1113

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in black and three shades of gray

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, bottom left, stamped in blue-green ink, the mark of the Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 345); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 345); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen