The Four Doctors of the Church

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Probably after Domenico Beccafumi (Domenico di Giacomo di Pace) (Italian (Sienese), 1486–1551)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.084.35; Meyer (woodcuts after Beccafumi) 21

Dimensions

Sheet: 22 x 17.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)(trimmed slightly into the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.482

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-green and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Lugt 1943); verso, lower left, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (different from, but similar to, Lugt 1808h); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Lugt 1943 and a mark similar to Lugt 1808h); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen