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Death of the Virgin

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Death of the Virgin

ca. 1480-1500
15th century

Israhel van Meckenem, the younger, German, (ca. 1440–1503)
After Martin Schongauer, Alsatian (German), (ca. 1430–1491)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Series: from set of twelve engravings The Life of the Virgin (La Vie de la Vierge)
Edition: Three other known impressions in U.S. public collections
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Baron Adalbert von Lanna, Prague (Lugt 2773)
Bibliography: Bartsch 40 (vol. 6, p. 172); for the series, see Bartsch 30–41; L. vol. 9, 69.60; Hollstein 49; Alan Shestack, Fifteenth Century Engravings of Northern Europe (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1967), cat. no. 199; David Landau and Peter Parshall, The Renaissance Print, 1470–1550 (New Haven, CT: Yale, 1994), p. 53, plate 28.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.4

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