SS Peter and John Healing the Lame Man at the Beautiful Gate

about 1530
Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.078.27; Bartsch (Parmigianino) 7, ii/ii


Sheet: 21.8 x 38 cm (8 9/16 x 14 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the image c. 25 mm at the left and c. 54 mm at the top, and an ink borderline drawn in on all four sides)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in two shades of brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell (neé Ayer) Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), NY, NY, Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth (neé Ayer) Inches (b. 1891 - d. ?); December 31, 1921, their gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer