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The Virgin and Child with a Bird

about 1635–36
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 18; Illustrated Bartsch 18, ii/ii; Bellini 4, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22 x 14.9 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B811

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stemped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock