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The Adoration of the Magi

after 1500
16th century
296 x 278 mm (11.7 x 10.9 in.)

Cristofano Robetta, Italian, (1462–ca. 1535)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on rough laid paper
Print impression quality: Crisp and silvery with rich contrasts
Edition: The dimensions (see note regarding drying distortion in Paper field) conforms to Hind’s measurements for contemporary impressions
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “ROBETTA”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Henry Studdy Theobald (Lugt 1375, Lugt 1376)
Bibliography: Hind D.II-10 (vol. 1, p. 200, plate 276); Bartsch 6 (vol. 13, p. 396); National Gallery of Art, Early Italian Engraving, cat. no. 118; Richard S. Field, ed., A Census of Fifteenth-century Prints in Public Collections of the United States and Canada (New Haven, CT: Print Council of America, 1995).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1938
Accession Number: 1938.D1.8

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  • plate Dimensions: 296 x 278 mm (11.7 x 10.9 in.)

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