Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sheet of border segments: two candelabra and two horizontal pieces with putti, two corners, from Life of the Virgin and Christ

Series/Portfolio:
Life of the Virgin and Christ
Artist:
Francesco Rosselli (Florence 1448–1508/27 Venice (?))
Date:
1490–1500
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/16 × 8 11/16 in. (29 × 22 cm) Plate: 9 3/8 x 7 11/16 in. (23.8 x 19.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
29.16.2
Not on view
This print was intended to serve as decorative borders to frame individual prints in Rosselli's Life of the Virgin and of Christ series.
Marking: On verso at lower left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Kennedy & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 1, 1999–January 24, 2000.

TIB 24.2 pp. 24-27, nos. 016-017; Hind I.128.17; Hind B. I.17
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