St. Peter Preaching the Gospel

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.077.25 (probably ii/ii, the Andreani printing, based on the color inks used (the impression is trimmed c.15 mm at the bottom))


Sheet: 13 x 38.1 cm (5 1/8 x 15 in.)(trimmed into the borderline at the top and sides, and lacking c.15 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund