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Print, Virgin and Child with God the Father and Angels

This is a Print. It was designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. It is dated 1647–50 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

24.2 × 42.2 cm (9 1/2 × 16 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: a trumpet encircled by a small oval

It is signed

Signed in plate, at the base of a column, lower right: CASTIGLIONE

Cite this object as

Print, Virgin and Child with God the Father and Angels; Designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1664); Italy; etching on paper; 24.2 × 42.2 cm (9 1/2 × 16 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8573

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