The Virgin and Child

1722
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 5, an undescribed state with the date "1722"

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 8.8 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Image: 13.9 x 8.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.350

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in salmon pink, gray-violet, and dark gray-violet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Virgin, half length, profile to right, with her arm over the Christ Child seated on a table. Reverse of a Parmigianino drawing (study for Madonna della Rosa) (Dresden) - Budapest) Repr. Frölich-Bum abb. 31.

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen