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The Virgin and Child with a Bird

17th century
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: 21.5 x 14.8 cm (8 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)(trimmed within platemark)

Accession Number

23.991

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 345); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birkenstock, Vienna and Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 345); Dr. William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard