Virgin and Child with Saints

Sacrée Conversation

1545–47
Léon Davent (French, active about 1540–1556), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Herbet 85; Zerner LD57

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.9 x 19.2 cm (9 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1244

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After a lost drawing by Parmigianino, known through copies

Signed

Lower center: L.D

Provenance

Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz, Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England; March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo, Marblehead, MA and Naples, FL; 2010, year-end gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo