Sibyl Reading

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.089.6, Copy [B] (initials BVI partially visible)

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.9 x 22.2 cm (10 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.)(trimmed to the edge of the image)

Accession Number

64.1074

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in green and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, upper right, in pen and black ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1660; verso, bottom left-center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower center, 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), 1660; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen