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A Tomb Surmounted by the Virgin and Child in an Oval Wreath

About 1555–65
Possibly by Angiolo Falconetto (Italian, about 1507–1567), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Angelo Falcone) 13, i/ii (or a copy?)(the impression from London used in The Illustrated Bartsch is what Bartsch describes as a copy)


Sheet: 30.4 x 22.7 cm (11 15/16 x 8 15/16 in.) Platemark: 30.2 x 22.4 cm (11 7/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton’s entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6.


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


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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund