Emanuel von Baeyer

Standing shepherd with dog

Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Il Parmigianino
1503 Parma - 1540 Casalmaggiore

Etching and drypoint. Size of sheet: 11.1 x 7.4 cm.

Mistrali 7 II;
Gnann 21.

PROVENANCE 18th-century brown ink inscription: “802 2/5”.

Very fine impression with thread margins around the platemark, partly trimmed within. Small replacement in the upper right corner. The Louvre has a drawing of the shepherd in reverse to the print (Inv. 6554 recto), they catalogue it as a copy of a drawing by Parmigianino. The original drawing by Parmigianino is not known.