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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    first half of 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reni, Guido, born 1575 - died 1642 (print-maker)
    Carracci, Annibale, born 1560 - died 1609 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1406

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 2

Physical description

The Virgin Mary suckling the Infant Christ; The figure of Mary seen to the knees only; After Annibale Carracci; Inscribed 'Lactasti sacro ubere'; Etching print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

first half of 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Reni, Guido, born 1575 - died 1642 (print-maker)
Carracci, Annibale, born 1560 - died 1609 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

etching print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lactasti sacro ubere
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm page approx, Width: 33 cm page approx

Descriptive line

The Virgin Mary suckling the Infant Christ; The figure of Mary seen to the knees only; After Annibale Carracci; Etching print on paper; By Guido Reni; Italy; First half of 17th century.

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.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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