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A Tomb Surmounted by the Virgin and Child in an Oval Wreath

About 1555–65
Possibly by Angiolo Falconetto (Italian, about 1507–1567), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Angelo Falcone) 13, i/ii (or a copy?)(the impression in London used in The Illustrated Bartsch is what Bartsch describes as a copy)


Sheet: 30 x 21.9 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton’s entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6.


Verso, upper left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund