The Choleric Temperament

mid 16th century
Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.133.11

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.4 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.551

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in brick red and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen