Dec 23, 2008

Virgin and Child with St. John, St. Catherine of Siena and Saint Francis

Virgin and Child with St. John, St. Catherine of Siena and Saint Francis


Andrea Andreani

(Italian, about 1558–1610)

after Jacopo Ligozzi

(Italian, 1547-1626)

Chiaroscuro woodcut

Gift of Mrs. Ralph King 1949.81

Catalogue raisonné: Bartsch XII.67.27


Did you know?

The CMA owns another version of this chiaroscuro woodcut, which differs in the color of the ink used to print it (1960.19).


Printed from four blocks in light blue, green, and black, this chiaroscuro woodcut shows the Virgin and Child flanked by the infant St. John the Baptist and St. Francis at right. St. Catherine of Siena takes a place on the left and holds a flower.

See also
PR - Chiaroscuro
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