Death of the Virgin

Death of the Virgin
Death of the Virgin
Date:
ca. 1470–1474
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
25.7 x 16.8 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1975.1.90
Acquisition Date:
1975-01-24
Credit Line:

Bequest of Ruth Haas Lilienthal

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Treasures, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.

The Virgin Mary lies in an elegant, heavily-draped bedstead surrounded by twelve mourners, probably the apostles. One of them places a burning candle in her right hand. An elaborate candlestick at the foot of the bed

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