The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 21, 2024

Virgin and Child with St. John, St. Catherine of Siena and Saint Francis

Virgin and Child with St. John, St. Catherine of Siena and Saint Francis

1585
(Italian, about 1558–1610)
(Italian, 1547–1626)
Catalogue raisonné: Bartsch XII.67.27
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

The CMA owns another version of this chiaroscuro woodcut, which differs in the color of the ink used to print it (1960.19).

Description

Printed from four blocks in light blue, green, and black, this chiaroscuro woodcut shows the Virgin and Child flanked by the infant St. John the Baptist and St. Francis at right. St. Catherine of Siena takes a place on the left and holds a flower.
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1949.81