The Virgin and Child

1630
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Takahatake 5, only state, Variant b

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 15.9 cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/4 in.) (trimmed to borderline)

Accession Number

P1656

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in gray-brown, brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Undescribed state without the inscription “G.R.In./B.Cor./EQ.F.” at left; with cross-hatching from the two tone blocks in the four corners outside the oval; and with a cartouche from the line block around the “IESUS MARIA.”

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund