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Hieronymus Wierix

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The Virgin with Child in Swaddling Clothes

ca. 1580-1619
16th/17th century

Hieronymus Wierix, Dutch (Flemish), (1553–1619)
After Albrecht Dürer, German, (1471–1528)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Bibliography: Alvin 628 (625?).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1970
Accession Number: 1970.38.1

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  • copies (derivative objects) - Use for objects derived from or made to resemble original existing objects. Implies less precise and faithful imitation than does the term "reproductions." When copies are presented with intent to deceive, use "forgeries" or "counterfeits." When more than one similar work is produced by the same maker, use "replicas" or "versions." [July 1995 scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "copies"; alternate term changed, was 'copy'. January 1993 descriptor moved. May 1991 scope note changed. March 1991 related term added. November 1990 descriptor moved.]
  • mothers
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]

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