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Holy Family in an Oval Frame

A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, on paper.

Date:

1623

Artist:

Ludolph Büsinck
German, c. 1590-after 1643

About this artwork

Büsinck worked in Paris from 1623 to 1630, and was the first artist in France to make chiaroscuro woodcuts. He created about twenty-four in that period, mostly of religious or genre subjects by Georges Lallemand. His works show the influence of Hendrik Goltzius.

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Artist

Ludolph Büsinck

Title

Holy Family in an Oval Frame

Origin

Germany

Date

Made 1623

Medium

Chiaroscuro woodcut from three blocks, on paper

Dimensions

308 × 212 mm (image/block); 317 × 223 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. George B. Young

Reference Number

1985.394

Extended information about this artwork

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