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The Virgin Teaching the Christ Child to Read

1764-1783
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2189, v/vi; Tuer 2084

Dimensions

Sheet: 37 x 26.6 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/2 in.) Platemark: 32.6 x 23.6 cm (12 13/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10737

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, and stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund