The Adoration of the Magi

about 1510–1550
Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.030.3


Sheet: 33.7 x 24.6 cm (13 1/4 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed into or slightly within the borderline)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in yellow-brown, brown, and dark green

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the initials "IaB" (?) and an unidentified paraph (not in Lugt); verso, right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso, lower center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina (Lugt 5g); verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Unidentified collector(s)(marks not in Lugt); Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen