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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    The Virgin and Child seated against a hanging cloth with flowers. c.1450/70 Woodcut with hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1450-1470
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 281 millimetres
    • Width: 191 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    A. Griffiths (ed.), 'Landmarks in Print Collecting, Connoisseurs and Donors at the British Museum since 1753', BM, 1996, cat. 61.

  • Bibliography

    • Schreiber 1926-1930 1058 bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 A.54 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1996 Apr-Jun, Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
    1996 Jul-Sep, LA, Huntington Library and AG, Landmarks in Print Collecting
    1996, Oct-Dec, Baltimore, Museum of Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
    1997 Jan-Apr, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Landmarks in Print Collecting
    2003/4 Sep-Jan, Tarragona, Sala Tarragona, Masters of Printmaking from BM
    2004 Feb-April, Palma, Fundacio 'la Caixa', Masters of Printmaking from BM
    2004 April-July, Lleida, Fundacio 'la Caixa', Masters of Printmaking from BM

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Acquired by Michell from the Munich bookseller Ludwig Rosenthal c.1891.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


COMPASS Title: Madonna and Child, a woodcut


COMPASS Title: Madonna and Child, a woodcut

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