The Sacrifice of Abraham

About 1530–50
Kept with Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.022.3


Sheet: 22.1 x 14.4 cm (8 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.) Image (borderline): 20.4 x 12.4 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black

Not On View


Prints and Drawings




Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund