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The Virgin and Child in a Niche

late 16th century
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 034; Meyer 036, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 20.3 cm (11 5/8 x 8 in.)(with 3 mm margin at top, 5 mm at right side, 7 mm at bottom, and trimmed within the platemark at left)

Accession Number

1993.708

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: At left of center of image: similar to Briquet 7628 (Fabriano 1602, pilgrim inscribed in shield)

Provenance

Clifford S. Ackley, Boston; his gift to the MFA November 17, 1993

Credit Line

Gift of Clifford S. Ackley in memory of Hugh Macandrew