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Print, The Virgin and Child in Swaddling Clothes, 1520

This is a Print. It was created by Albrecht Dürer. It is dated 1520 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

13.8 x 9.6 cm (5 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated on tablet with monogram, lower left: 1520 / A D

Cite this object as

Print, The Virgin and Child in Swaddling Clothes, 1520; Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528); Germany; engraving on laid paper; 13.8 x 9.6 cm (5 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1949-29-22

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