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Madonna by the Wall

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Mary and the baby Jesus sit at the edge of a walled city, their bodies as stable and monumental as the blocks of stone structuring the space around them in cubic rectangles. Subtle shifts in tone infuse the scene with a silver light. Delicately engraved lines and dots define a variety of...

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Provenance

P. Mariette (Lugt 1790), Friedrich August II (Lugt 971); ; Tomás Harris (England, 1908-1964); purchased through P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London by MFA April 10,1968

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1514

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 040; Meder 36, I, b

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 10.1 cm (5 13/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

68.205

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