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Virgin Kneeling before the Christ Child (with the Infant St. John the Baptist)

about 1630-1640
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642), After Andrea del Sarto (Italian (Florentine), 1486–1530), Published by Augustin Quesnel (French, active 1636 - 1644)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 012; Le Blanc 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.1 x 17.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

2016.844

Medium or Technique

Etching, after a painting by Andrea del Sarto

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Left margin: stamp of Spencer collection

Markings

Recto, bottom, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Earl Spencer, Althorp (Lugt 2341a)

Provenance

John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer (b. 1734 – d. 1783), Althorp, England (Lugt 2341a). About 1970s or 1980s, acquired by Sue Welsh Reed, Cambridge, MA [see note]; 2016, year-end gift of Sue Welsh Reed to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 18, 2017)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA in 1996 (loan no. L-T 91.3.1996).

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Welsh Reed