The Birth of the Virgin

about 1775
Stefano Mulinari (Italian, about 1741–about 1796), After Giovanni Antonio de Sachis, called "Il Pordenone" (Italian, about 1484–1539)


Catalogue Raisonné

Probably from Le Blanc 101-150

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 x 34.8 cm (11 3/4 x 13 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

60.1418

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, printed in green ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After a drawing by Pordenone (Uffizi) for a fresco in the Chiesa della Madonna di Campagna, Piacenza (1529/31)

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in yellow ink, the mark of Vladimir Daun, Vienna (1842-1896)(Lugt 2715); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Dr. Margaret Tyler, Old Lyme, Connecticut; her gift to the MFA November 9, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Margaret Tyler (Mrs. Stafford Johnson)