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Death of the Virgin

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

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

Date:

c. 1481

Artist:

Israhel van Meckenem the Younger
German, c. 1440/45-1503

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Israhel van Meckenem, the younger

Title

Death of the Virgin

Place

Germany (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.

1476–1486

Medium

Engraving in black on cream laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 26 × 18.1 cm (10 1/4 × 7 3/16 in.); Sheet trimmed within platemark: 26.7 × 18.1 cm (10 9/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.

Reference Number

1956.824

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