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The Virgin and Child

1722
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 5, an undescribed state with the date "1722"

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.1 x 8.7 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Image: 13.9 x 8.4 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.352

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in salmon pink, gray-green, and dark gray-green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Virgin, half length, profile to right, with arm over the Christ Child seated on a table. Reverse of a Parmigianino drawing (study for theMadonna della Rosa) (Dresden) - Budapest) Repr. Frölich-Bum abb. 31.

Markings

Verso of second backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen