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The Virgin and Child

ca. 1480-1485
15th century
225 x 240 mm (8.9 x 9.4 in.)

Andrea Mantegna, Italian, (ca. 1431–1506)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving and drypoint
State: Second of two states, reworked with haloes added; no trace of drypoint lines
Edition: Late impression in brown ink; according to Shelley Fletcher (1996, National Gallery of Art), this is a worn impression; probably reengraved
Marks: Watermark: Circle “O” with date, probably French
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: L.M. von Biegleban (Lugt 385); Dr. Julius Hofmann, Vienna (Lugt 1264)
Bibliography: Bartsch 8 (vol. 13, p. 232); Hind 1 (vol. 5, p. 10); Boorsch and Landau 48; National Gallery of Art, 77.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1952
Accession Number: 1952.D3.22

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