The Circumcision

The Presentation in the Temple

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), Probably after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.031.6, ii/ii


Sheet: 40.8 x 30.4 cm (16 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in three shades of gray and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1823; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1823; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund