Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1851

GUSN

GUSN-11962

Description

A black and white engraving of the Madonna and child supported by clouds and putti. In a wooden frame, the front gilded, the sides painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
children (people by age group)
cloud bands
figure- and animal-derived motifs
religions (concept)
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Gilded
Stipple Engraved
Madonna
Child
Cloud
Religion
ENGRAVING

Inscription

Engraved is: PRINT PAR ESTEBAN MURILLO. VERS 1650./DESSINE PAR S.P. DENNING./GRAVE PAR ROBERT GRAVES, A.R.A 1851. A label/tag on the back of the frame reads: E.W.M.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Graves, Robert (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

33.125 x 25.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1413