Requires Photography

The Nativity

about 1527
Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 3

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 x 7.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)(with thread margins at the top and right; trimmed within the platemark at the left and bottom)

Accession Number

1973.237

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen