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The Marriage of the Virgin

Engraving of  a religious marriage featuring many figures, an older man placing a ring on a woman's finger and three cupids overhead.
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  • Engraving of  a religious marriage featuring many figures, an older man placing a ring on a woman's finger and three cupids overhead.

Date:

1625/59, printed after 1750

Artist:

Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert (Dutch, active in Flanders, c. 1586–1659)
after Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert

Title

The Marriage of the Virgin

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

Artist's working dates 1596–1659

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 44.8 × 34 cm (17 11/16 × 13 7/16 in.); Plate: 46.5 × 35 cm (18 5/16 × 13 13/16 in.); Sheet: 52 × 40.5 cm (20 1/2 × 16 in.)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Hammond Stickney Collection

Reference Number

1887.285

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