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, i/ii


Platemark: 40.2 x 29.4 cm (15 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.)(with the borderline showing at the right, and trimmed slightly into the image on the other three sides)

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in yellow-brown and three shades of grayish brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, bottom left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Ottokar Mascha, Vienna (1852-c.1931)(Lugt 1904); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Ottokar Mascha, Vienna (1852-c.1931)(Lugt 1904); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen