This woodcut, printed from a line block only, has the monogram of Andrea Andreani and the date 1599 in the upper left corner. However, it hardly seems to be in Andreani's style. In addition, the paper is not a typical late sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century Italian paper.
Verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)
W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA March 26, 1986
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen
17th–mid 18th century
Not in Bartsch
Sheet: 19.5 x 13.7 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/8 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)
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