Seated Man Seen from Behind, 16th century

  • Antonio da Trento, Italian, 1508-1550
  • Parmigianino, Italian, 1503-1540

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in blue and black ink on laid paper

  • Image and sheet: 11 × 7 inches (27.9 × 17.8 cm) Supporting sheet: 17 × 12 1/2 inches (43.2 × 31.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1156

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chiaroscuro
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Man
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Nude

Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Bartsch tom 12. pag. 148 No. 13 - Tres rare - | in ink: Ant. Di Trente. Inscribed, in pencil, upside down: B. 13 Inscribed, in black ink, lower edge of supporting sheet: No 1156. A man sitting. seen from behind with the bust of a female on the | ground to the left - By - Antoine da Trent.

(dealer, Brussels, Belgium); September 1887, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Antonio da Trento; after Parmigianino, Seated Man Seen from Behind, 16th century, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in blue and black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1156.