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A Tomb Surmounted by the Virgin and Child in an Oval Wreath

For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton's entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6. This print, which is executed in etching and engraving, is described by Bartsch...

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Inscription

Etched in the plate, bottom center, "Ang. falco"; engraved in the plate, to the right of the prior inscription, "Donati Rascicoti form."

Marks

Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

About 1555–65

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Angelo Falcone) 13, after ii/ii (with the inscription "Ang. falco" remarked by Bartsch, and also with "Donati Rascicoti form.", not mentioned by Bartsch

Accession Number

P13895

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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