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  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th - mid 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
    Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 81

Physical description

The Virgin Mary kneeling, with her hands crossed on her bosom, adoring the Infant Jesus, who is seated before her; After Parmigianino; Inscribed 'L. Voestermans fecit.'; Print on paper; Second state.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (possibly, made)


late 16th - mid 17th century (made)


Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

L. Voestermans fecit.

Descriptive line

The Virgin Mary adoring the Infant Jesus; After Parmigianino; Print on paper; Second state; By Schelte Bolswert; Flemish School; Late 16th - mid 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.


Paper; Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Woman; Child


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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