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Virgin Standing on a Serpent

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Virgin Standing on a Serpent

ca. 1466-1470
15th century

School of Master E. S., German or Swiss
Possibly after Israhel van Meckenem, the younger, German, (ca. 1440–1503)
Possibly after Israhel van Meckenem, the elder, German, d. ca. 1465-1470

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Lugt 1063; J.B.E. Gallice (Lugt 855)
Bibliography: Johann David Passavant 20 (vol. 2, p. 85); Shestack 54; L. vol. 9, 190 (189 as a variant after von Meckenem’s copy of L. 71).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.184

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  • allegory
  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • reptiles
  • snakes

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