Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child

early 18th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 18th century, Possibly by Ludovico Mattioli (Italian, 1662–1747)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch, Nagler, or Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)(trimmed within platemark) Image: 20.6 x 15.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1306

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In lower margin, at left, in pen and brown ink, "C. Cignanus Pinxit"; in lower margin, at right, in pen and brown ink, "Lud. Matthiolus fe: / M. Ant. Fabrus format".

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard