St. Peter and St. John

about 1525–40
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.077.26, ii/ii (Andreani printing)


Sheet: 16.7 x 11.7 cm (6 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.) Image (borderline): 16 x 10.7 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light tan, medium brown, and dark brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, upper 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