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The Virgin and Christ Child Served by Angels

Artist:
Laurent de La Hyre (French, Paris 1606–1656 Paris)
Publisher:
Published by François Langlois (French, baptized Chartres, 1588–1647 Paris)
Date:
1640
Medium:
Etching; first state of three (Robert-Dumesnil)
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 15 7/8 in. (29.2 x 40.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.91.7
Not on view
Signature: Within print on the right, "L. de la Hyre, in, & Sculp, Cum pr Regis 1640"

Inscription: In lower margin on the left, "L. de la Hyre invent et fecit an 1640.", and on the right, F. LANGLOIS alias CIARTRES excudit Parisijs Cum Privil. Regis Christianis."
Vendor: Henri Grosjean-Maupin, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 12, 2010–July 11, 2010.

Robert-Dumesnil I.79.5 i/ii; XI.113.5 i/iii
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