Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child

mid 16th–mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Copied after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 4 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.3 x 5.6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P3862

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, lower right, "F. Parmesa"

Markings

Verso, lower right, 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