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Virgin & Child

Mary seated wearing a blue dress and red patterned shawl. She holds infant on her lap and both face viewer.

Remainder of title: / LA VIERGE LENFANT. LA VIRGÉN E HIJO.

Additional signature information: 152 Nassau ST. NEW YORK., lower right corner (complete signature line in capitals).

This Currier & Ives print of the Virgin & Child was loosely based on Raphael’s painting, Madonna della Sedia. The Virgin is wearing a fringed shawl and striped headdress and hugs the Christ child who sits on her lap.

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 12 1/16 x 8 15/16 inches
Access Number: 2007.D119
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