The Martyrdom of SS Peter and Paul

early 16th–mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 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.079.28, i/ii


Sheet: 29.5 x 48.3 cm (11 5/8 x 19 in.) Image (borderline): 29.1 x 48 cm (11 7/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in three shades of brown

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, bottom right, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)


Juan Jorge (John J.)Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); his sale, New York, American Art Association, May 10-11, 1894, lot 2050; purchased there by MFA

Credit Line

Museum purchase