The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Saints

late 16th century
Alessandro Gandini (Italian, active about 1550–1600), Possibly after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.065.25

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.3 x 24.6 cm (14 5/16 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

M21320

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of brown (the borderline appears to have been strengthened in pen and black ink)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770(Lugt 1912); verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770(Lugt 1912); Henry Studdy Theobald, Stuttgart; H.G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart; from whom purchased January 1, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of W. S. Dexter , by exchange