Descent into Limbo
Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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Descent into Limbo18th century
218 x 273 mm (8.6 x 10.7 in.)
After Andrea Mantegna, Italian, (ca. 1431–1506)
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- sheet Dimensions: 218 x 273 mm (8.6 x 10.7 in.)
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Anonymous, Andrea Mantegna, Italian, (ca. 1431–1506) . Descent into Limbo, 18th century. Engraving and etching on laid paper. sheet : 218 x 273 mm (8.6 x 10.7 in.). DAC accession number 1947.D1.165. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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