Woman Sitting Over a Fire

A Roman Courtesan Punished

late 16th–early 17th century
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Bernardo Malpizzi (Italian, 1553–1623)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.149.15


Sheet: 30.4 x 19 cm (11 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)(trimmed into the image)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in dark gray and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



This woodcut is normally printed from four blocks, but this impression is printed only from two.


Verso, lower right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of William Eduard Drugulin, Leipzig (1825-1879)(Lugt 2612); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


William Eduard Drugulin, Leipzig (1825-1879)(Lugt 2612); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen