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1540s

Léon Davent

(French)

after Parmigianino

(Italian, 1503-1540)

Etching

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

Location

Description

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.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Etching
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Etching

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