The Virgin and Child
Bartsch 5, an undescribed state with the date "1722"
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.)
Medium or Technique
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in pink, brick red, and dark red
Not On View
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.
Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)
W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen