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Saint John in the Desert

Series/Portfolio:
From an album assembled by Zanetti
Artist:
Anton Maria Zanetti the Elder (Italian, Venice 1680–1767 Venice)
Artist:
After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Date:
1725
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut, with black line block and lavender tone block
Dimensions:
8 11/16 x 5 7/16 in. (22.1 x 13.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.12.2(13)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription: (bottom right corner of image) ? (initials?); (bottom) Magnanimo Deuoniæ Duci Guglielmo Francisci Parmensis Schedam / hanc, quam, Antouij Tridentini more deperdito, in ligno coelauit, / in Suæ Seruitutis monumentum humiliter deuouet Antonius M. Zanetti 1725; written at bottom, underneath border, in ink: (left) P172 N30.; (center) St John in the desert.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Bartsch XII.172.30; Lorenzetti 1917, p. 103, no. 30
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