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The Nativity

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1626 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Villamena, Francesco (print-maker)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1395

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A9

Physical description

The Nativity; 'Christus Dominus in præsepio ex matre Virgine nascitur'; Etching print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1626 (made)

Artist/maker

Villamena, Francesco (print-maker)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

etching print on paper

Object history note

One of a set of twenty prints of scriptual subjects, from paintings by Raphael in the Loggie of the Vatican, popularly referred to as the 'Raphael Bible'.

Descriptive line

The Nativity; 'Christus Dominus in præsepio ex matre Virgine nascitur'; Etching print on paper; One of a set of twenty prints of scriptual subjects, from paintings by Raphael in the Loggie of the Vatican; By Francesco Villamena; Italy; 1626.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

One of a set of twenty prints of scriptual subjects, from paintings by Raphael in the Loggie of the Vatican, popularly referred to as the 'Raphael Bible'.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Birth; People

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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