Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John E. Andrus III (B.A. Wesleyan 1933), 1992
Materials & Techniques: Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks in pale violet, medium violet, purple-brown, and dark purple-brown on laid paper laid down on 17th-century French mount with watercolor and ink borders
Keywords: Bible, Jesus, Mannerist, New Testament, religions, religious art
Dimensions: Image dimensions: 272 mm x 204 mm (10.71 in. x 8.03 in.).
Bibliography: Bartsch (vol. 12, 38) 14 as after Parmigianino; Karpinski (Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 48, p. 40); per Perino scholar David Jaffe, the print is after a lost painting by Perino del Vaga; Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 3, p. 27.
Associated People: Created by Anonymous, After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501-1547)
Accession Number: 1992.26.1
Get the app
Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more