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The Milkmaid

A work made of woodcut printed in black on paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodcut printed in black on paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Nicolò Boldrini (Italian, c. 1500–1566)
after Titian (Italian, c. 1488-1576)

About this artwork

During the sixteenth century, the woodcut was elevated to an art form in itself and was no longer reserved solely for book illustration. In Venice, the popularity of the woodcut was heightened by numerous reproductions of the works of Titian and his circle, which were often commissioned by Titian himself. Boldrini made several woodcuts after drawings by the Venetian master.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Nicolò Boldrini

Title

The Milkmaid

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1512–1566

Medium

Woodcut printed in black on paper

Dimensions

Image: 37.7 × 53 cm (14 7/8 × 20 7/8 in.); Sheet: 38.3 × 53.5 cm (15 1/8 × 21 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2019

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