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  • Title: The Virgin and Child
  • Creator: Andrea Mantegna
  • Date Created: ca. 1480-1485
  • Print State: Second of two states, reworked with haloes added; no trace of drypoint lines
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1952
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving and drypoint. Watermark: Circle “O” with date, probably French
  • Keywords: Bible, mothers, New Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Late impression in brown ink; according to Shelley Fletcher (1996, National Gallery of Art), this is a worn impression; probably reengraved
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 225 mm x 240 mm (8.86 in. x 9.45 in.).
  • Bibliography: Bartsch 8 (vol. 13, p. 232); Hind 1 (vol. 5, p. 10); Boorsch and Landau 48; National Gallery of Art, 77
  • Associated People: Created by Andrea Mantegna (Italian, ca. 1431 - 1506)
  • Accession Number: 1952.D3.22

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