Requires Photography

The Academy of Arts and Sciences (Frontispiece to Francesco Marcolino da Forlì, Le sorti di Francesco Marcolino da Forlì, intitolate giardino di pensieri)

1540
Giuseppe Salviati (Italian, c. 1520–c. 1575)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant, v. VI, pp. 240-241, no. 89 ("d'après Giuseppe Porta")("probablement gravée par Marcolini")

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 19.6 cm (9 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Image (borderline): 23.9 x 19.4 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10849

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

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