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Christ Blessing the Virgin  1490

by Martin Schongauer

Medium: [br]Engraving Dimensions: Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 16.2 x 15.4 cm In this engraved scene we see Christ, on the right, administering a blessing to the Virgin Mary, on the left. Three cherubim observe from behind. Schongauer's skills are particularly evident in the details; he manages to portray faithfully the folds in Mary's and Christ's clothes and the...
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington