Studies of Saint John the Baptist Preaching, after Parmigianino
15.3 cm x 18.4 cm (6 in. x 7 1/4 in.)
(Utrecht, The Netherlands, circa 1616 - 1690, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Medium and Support:
Etching with chiaroscuro woodcut in light and dark brown
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Archer M. Huntington Museum Fund, 1982
Frederick Bloemaert, son of the late Mannerist Abraham, collaborated with his father to create a collection of prints reproducing drawings they considered exemplary. Plates like this one were among the first to combine etching with chiaroscuro woodcut.