Sacred Conversation

Léon Davent (French) and Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540)1540s

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

This etching shows the Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Mary Magdalene, Joseph, and other two saints. This composition after a now-lost work by Parmigianino was frequently reproduced in early prints and drawings made in France in the 1540s.

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  • Title: Sacred Conversation
  • Creator: Léon Davent (French), Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540)
  • Date Created: 1540s
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 24.4 x 18.5 cm (9 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/2001.48
  • Medium: etching
  • Inscriptions: inscribed, lower center: artist's initials
  • Department: Prints
  • Culture: France, 16th century
  • Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
  • Collection: PR - Etching
  • Accession Number: 2001.48

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