The Infant Christ and the Young St. John the Baptist

about 1605–13
Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 13 (counterproof); Birke 27, ii/ii (counterproof); Illustrated Bartsch 27, ii/ii (counterproof)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 17.4 cm (4 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.) Platemark: 11.9 x 17.1 cm (4 11/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P19585

Medium or Technique

Etching, with a few burin strokes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund