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The Madonna on the Crescent, frontispiece from The Life of the Virgin (Nuremberg, 1511)
The Madonna on the Crescent, frontispiece from The Life of the Virgin (Nuremberg, 1511)
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1503–1505
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
33.1 x 22.2 cm
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.61.1
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

The Madonna is perched on a crescent moon seated on a tassled pillow with the Christ Child suckling from her right breast.
mounted in an ordinary paper notebook

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”