[Virgin and Child.] From a Picture in the Collection of Robert Wigram Esqr. M.P.To whom this Plate is dedicated by his obedient Servant Chas. Turner.
London, Published Jany. 18. 1810. by C. Turner No.50, Warren Street Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint in sepia, 503 x 300mm. Some light foxing.
Heads only from a painting by Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola (1503 - 1540), also known as Francesco Mazzola or more commonly as Parmigianino (sometimes Parmigiano). Coat of arms from small separate plate in centre of inscription. Parmigianino was a prominent Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker active in Florence, Rome, Bologna, and his native city of Parma. His work is characterized by elongation of form.
Whitman: 806, I of I. Ex: collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 8085] £320.00