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The Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist

Artist: Antonio da Trento

ANTONIO DA TRENTO (CIRCA 15101550) AFTER PARMIGIANINO (1503-1540),The Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist, chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in grey and sand, circa 1527-30. Reference: Bartsch 7, Takahatake 26, on laid paper, watermark Hand and Flower (see watermark illustration in Takahatake, The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, fig. 5, p. 272; similar to Briquet 10765, Genoa, circa 1524-27), with narrow margins, in very good condition; block & sheet 346 x 265 mm. Provenance: With Colnaghi & Co., London (their stocknumber C. 24975 in pencil verso). Sir Lawrence Gowing (1918-1991), London; then by descent in the family. […]

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