Wilton album, folio 16f: Girl with a Crucifix, seen from the back, looking right
Guido Reni Italian
After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) Italian
Not on view
For more information on the Wilton album see entry for 27.78.1(1-428).
The etching reproduces in reverse a drawing now at Windsor Castle, once owned by Ludovico Carracci, attributed to Parmigianino by Wittkower; Popham doubted the authenticity of the Windsor drawing in favour of another version in Paris (Popham 1971 no. 476); in turn, Birke favours the traditional attribution of the Windsor drawing to Parmigianino, identifying it as the source of this print