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The Madonna of the Swallow

La Madonna della Rondinella

1587
Annibale Carracci (Italian (Bolognese), 1560–1609)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8; Bohlin 9, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 9, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.4 x 12.1 cm (6 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

P3879

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom center, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund