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Virgin and Child with Two Angels

1599
Engraved by Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), Designed by Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 068; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 110; Léna Widerkehr (New Hollstein)

Dimensions

Image: 14.8 × 11.3 cm (5 13/16 × 4 7/16 in.) Sheet: 16.8 × 11.4 cm (6 5/8 × 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B2589

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: Coelicole Christum natum reuerenter adoranti,/Et summum agnoscunt submisso pectore regem./C. Schoneus

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, upper right: Blommaert Inuentor/JMatham Sculptor/et excud/ Ao 99

Markings

No watermark; verso, in ink: LO; Grondona [Lugt 1104]; MFA Babcock Bequest stamp (Lugt 207), with accession number in purple ink: 2859

Provenance

Grondona; William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899; Lugt 207), Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock