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The Virgin and Child with a Bishop

Artist:
Andrea Andreani (Mantua, 1558/1559–1629)
Artist:
After Alessandro Casolani della Torre (Italian, Siena 1552–1606 Siena)
Date:
1591
Medium:
Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in green-brown ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 × 8 11/16 in. (33.7 × 22.1 cm) Image: 11 5/16 × 8 9/16 in. (28.8 × 21.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.73.3-83
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Casolani's Monogram of CALI. Pittore Senese Inuentore / Andrea Mantouano Intagliatore. / Al Sig.r Mutis Pecci Nobile Senese. In Siena. i591.

Marking: On recto of mount at bottom center in ink: from Pordenone by Nicolas Boldrini. / 1566
On verso at bottom center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
Bartsch XII.63.22; Meyer I.720.23
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