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A black adn white print of the Madonna and Child with John the Baptist. Wood frame, painted black with raised quatrefoil motif with flower and leaf design. Inner edge gilded. Enclosed under glass. Circular reserve contains a seated Madonna holding the Child in her lap, John stands behind and to the right. The Madonna wears a striped shawl and a head scarf. In front of her is an urn.

Details

Maker
Lanxio, Ralph (Maker)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
At the bottom is signed: gem von Ralph Lanxio gest von H. Peterson.
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
foliation (pattern)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Christ
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Madonna
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS
prints (visual works)
Quatrefoil
quatrefoils
Religion
religions (concept)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Christ
John the Baptist
Madonna
Dimensions
26.188 x 23.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1659
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12528

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