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Creator:
Print made by Richard Purcell, active 1746–1766, Irish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:

Virgin and Child

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 14 × 10 1/16 inches (35.6 × 25.6 cm) and Image: 12 11/16 × 9 7/8 inches (32.2 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "[SV 11012]?; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "273"

Lettered, lower left: "Van Dyke pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "C.Corbut fecit"; lettered, lower center: "VIRGIN AND CHILD. | London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, at No.53 in Fleet Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1102
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | child | Christianity | halo | holding | mother | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | veils | virgin | woman
Associated People:
The Virgin Mary
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22946
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