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The Virgin of Sorrows; an image of the Virgin Mary surrounded by nine vignettes depicting scenes of her life

Artist:
Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)
Date:
by 1575
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (29.9 x 22.2 cm) borderline
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Michal, Jan and R. E. Lewis, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1235
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered within image with Ghisi's monogram: '.G.MAF.'
R. E. Lewis; Michal Lewis; Donor: R. E. Lewis Donor: Michal Lewis
Boorsch, Lewis and Lewis p.179 n.54.only state?; Bellini 1998 p.248 n.58.only state?; B.XV.393 16
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.

Suzanne Boorsch, R. E. Lewis, Michal Lewis The Engravings of Giorgio Ghisi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985.

Paolo Bellini L'opera incisa di Giorgio Ghisi. Bassano del Grappa, 1998.



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