Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12528

Description

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
quatrefoils
religions (concept)
Gesso
Glass
Unidentified Paper
Quatrefoil
Flower
Leaf
Madonna
Christ
Religion
Painted
Gilded
PICTURE, RELIGIOUS

Inscription

At the bottom is signed: gem von Ralph Lanxio gest von H. Peterson.

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Christ
Madonna
John the Baptist

Maker

Lanxio, Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Germany

Dimensions

26.188 x 23.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1659