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St. Bartholomew

This is not the St. Bartholomew described as Bartsch XII.70.6; it is printed from two blocks (as opposed to three for the other prints in Bartsch XII.70), is of slightly different dimensions, and has no borderline.

Marks

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.070.06 (cf)

Accession Number

64.1055

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in light yellow-brown and medium yellow-brown, with a gold borderline, possibly from a third block

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