The Virgin and Child Accompanied by Saints

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.064.24, ii/ii (with the monogram of Andrea Andreani)


Sheet: 31.5 x 22.2 cm (12 3/8 x 8 3/4 in.) Image (borderline): 31.2 x 21.8 cm (12 5/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in pale red-brown and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




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


Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell (neé Ayer) Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), NY, NY, Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth (neé Ayer) Inches (b. 1891 - d. ?); December 31, 1921, their gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer