Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Christ Healing the Paralytic,

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in pale violet, medium violet, purple-brown, and dark purple-brown inks from four blocks on laid paper laid down on 17th-century French mount with watercolor and ink borders

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Image): 272 x 204 mm (10.7 x 8 in.)

Accession number: 1992.26.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by John E. Andrus III (BA Wesleyan 1933), 1992

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Pierre Mariette II (Lugt 1789); Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654)

Bibliography: Bartsch 14 (vol. 12, p. 38) as after Parmigianino; Karpinski (Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 48, p. 40); per Perino scholar David Jaffe, the print is after a lost painting by Perino del Vaga; Patricia Emison, The Simple Art: Printed Images in an Age of Magnificence (Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire, 2006), cat. no. 3, p. 27.

Work Type: print

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