The Virgin and Child in the Clouds

1723
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 2, i/ii; Passavant vol. VI, p. 246, no. 2, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.8 x 6.5 cm (3 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

68.348

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in grayish blue and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After a drawing by Parmigianino in Leningrad, the Hermitage, reproduced in Fröhlich-Bum, Abb. 10

Markings

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

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston; his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen