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Madonna and Child (recto); Head and Bust of Saint John the Evangelist (verso)

Artist:
Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Date:
1503–40
Medium:
Brush and gray wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk on brownish prepared paper (recto); black chalk, highlighted with white gouache (verso)
Dimensions:
4 15/16 x 4 1/8in. (12.5 x 10.4cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
10.45.2a, b
Not on view
Marking: Metropolitan Museum of Art collector's mark stamped on the recto and the verso (Lugt 1943)
acquired through Roger Eliot Fry (British, Highgate, Middlesex 1866–1934 London); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Giovanni Copertini Il Parmigianino. Parma, 1932, vol. 1, pl. 50; vol. 2, pl. 99.



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