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The Birth of the Virgin

A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut, from three blocks in ochre and two shades of blue-gray, on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of chiaroscuro woodcut, from three blocks in ochre and two shades of blue-gray, on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1722

Artist:

Conte Anton Maria Zanetti
Italian, 1680–1767

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Conte Antonio Maria Zanetti, the Elder

Title

The Birth of the Virgin

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1722

Medium

Chiaroscuro woodcut, from three blocks in ochre and two shades of blue-gray, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 17.2 × 11.4 cm (6 13/16 × 4 1/2 in.); Sheet: 17.4 × 11.6 cm (6 7/8 × 4 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Alfred E. Hamill

Reference Number

1946.361

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