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: 14.3 x 8.7 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Image: 14 x 8.4 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.353

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in pink, brick red, and dark red

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