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The Virgin and Child with a Bird

Cristofano Robettaafter 1500

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: The Virgin and Child with a Bird
  • Creator: Cristofano Robetta
  • Date Created: after 1500
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower center: “RBTA”
  • Print State: Second of two states
  • 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 on laid paper. Watermark: Hand with flower (Briquet 11457)
  • 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: Only known impression in the United States
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 190 mm x 166 mm (7.48 in. x 6.54 in.).
  • Bibliography: Hind D.II-18 (vol. 1, p. 203; plate 283); Bartsch 12 (vol. 13, p. 400); "P.C.Q." 4 (vol. 10, p. 387); Hind "Catalogue of Early Italian Engravings...in the British Museum"; Text, p. 200, no. 8, PCA "Census"
  • Associated People: Created by Cristofano Robetta (Italian, 1462 - ca. 1535)
  • Accession Number: 1952.D3.5

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