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Chiaroscuro wood engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)
    Skippe, John, born 1742 - died 1811 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    chiaroscuro wood-engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by R. Holland-Martin, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case L, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

Chiaroscuro print

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1810 (made)


Parmigianino, born 1503 - died 1540 (artist)
Skippe, John, born 1742 - died 1811 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

chiaroscuro wood-engraving


Height: 6.375 in, Width: 3.875 in

Descriptive line

John Skippe after Parmigianino. A man and woman walking, the latter carrying a child. 1810

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.


Printing ink


Chiaroscuro; Wood-engraving




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