User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Adoration of the Magi


Verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the initials "IaB" (?) and an unidentified paraph (not in Lugt); verso, right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso, lower center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina (Lugt 5g); verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Unidentified collector(s)(marks not in Lugt); Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

about 1510–1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.030.3

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in yellow-brown, brown, and dark green


Prints and Drawings