Mar 3, 2006

Sacred Conversation

Sacred Conversation


Léon Davent


after Parmigianino

(Italian, 1503-1540)


Support: Antique laid paper with unidentified flower watermark

Sheet: 24.4 x 18.5 cm (9 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2001.48

Catalogue raisonné: Zerner L.D. 57



This etching shows the Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Mary Magdalene, Joseph, and other two saints. This composition after a now-lost work by Parmigianino was frequently reproduced in early prints and drawings made in France in the 1540s.

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PR - Etching
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