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Christ descending into Limbo

Artist:
Mario Cartaro (Italian, born Viterbo, active Rome ca. 1557–88, died 1620)
Artist:
After Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Isola di Carturo 1430/31–1506 Mantua)
Date:
1566
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (35.3 x 29.5 cm). Trimmed just outside platemark.
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.530
Not on view
Signature: In plate, lower left: Monogram

Marking: Stamp on verso: "Doublette der Albertina"
Graphische Sammlung Albertina
B.XV.523.7; TIB XXXI.409.7; Cattaneo p. 8 no. 15
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