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The Virgin and Child with the Infant St. John the Baptist


Recto, bottom right, stamped in purple ink, an unidentified mark; recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, an unidentified mark (Lugt 506); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Unidentified collector (Lugt 506); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

About 1530–50

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.056.12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in medium brown and dark brown


Prints and Drawings