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Madonna and Child (Madonna della mela)

Artist:
Benigno Bossi (Italian, 1727–1792)
Artist:
After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Date:
1761
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Mount: 12 15/16 × 17 1/4 in. (32.8 × 43.8 cm) Sheet: 9 1/16 × 5 13/16 in. (23 × 14.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.602.265
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Daprès le Tableau Original du Parmigianino de même Grandeur. / Tiré du Cabinet de S. E. M. Le Bailli de Breteüil. / a Son Ami M. Du Tillot Ministre d'Etat de S.A.R.
At lower left: Se accettati d'amistá in pegno / Il tuo Dono a me diletto, / [continued at lower right]
At lower right: Or ti rendo del mio affetto / Nel tuo Dono isteso un segno.
At lower right: Dessiné et Gravé par Benigne Bossi a Parme 1761.

Marking: On verso of mount at center of print: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hollstein II.44.6; Van Gelder I.274.44
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