Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child

1773
Domenico Cunego (Italian, 1727–1803)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 11

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.6 x 25.1 cm (10 1/2 x 9 7/8 in.) Platemark: 26.3 x 24.8 cm (10 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

B1118

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom margin, "Mengs pinx. Dom. Cunego inc. 1773 / Refugium Peccatorum / Romae ex Calcographia R.C.A."

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock