Temperance

about 1540s
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.129.5, ii/ii (with the monogram of Andreani)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)(trimmed into, or slightly within, the borderline)

Accession Number

59.529

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 17, 1959

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis