Adoration of the Magi

Description
One of six prints, known as the 'Masterpieces,' that depict episodes in the life of the Virgin Mary in the style of different artists. Goltzius engraved this setting of the Adoration of the Magi in the style of Lucas van Leyden. Inscription "Henrich Goltzius" in brown ink at the lower right may be in George P.Marsh's hand.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
engraving
Object Type
Engraving
date made
1594
maker
Goltzius, Hendrik
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 47.5 cm x 35 cm; 18 11/16 in x 13 25/32 in
mat: 74.7 cm x 59.5 cm; 29 13/32 in x 23 7/16 in
place made
The Netherlands
ID Number
1978.0534.35
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.35
subject
Virgin and Child
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Religion
Communications
Marsh Collection
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Marsh Collection

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