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The Death of the Virgin

A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.


18th c.


Thomas Worlidge (English, 1700-1766)
after Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)

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Thomas Worlidge


The Death of the Virgin


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Copy 1720–1766


Etching in black on cream laid paper


Image: 10.5 × 10.4 cm (4 3/16 × 4 1/8 in.); Sheet: 11.1 × 10.9 cm (4 3/8 × 4 5/16 in.)

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Gift of Bob and Moya Chase

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