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Madonna and Child

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, etched)

  • Date:

    17th century (etched)
    late 19th century - early 20th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ricci (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching print on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir George Hill, K.C.B.

  • Museum number:

    E.71-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 6, box C

Physical description

Madonna and Child. The Virgin Mary, with a crown and halo, holding the infant Christ who has a halo and a cross marked on his chest. Modern impression from an original cancelled copperplate etching (E.72-1936). The plate having been cancelled by four holes, one in each corner of the design.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, etched)

Date

17th century (etched)
late 19th century - early 20th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Ricci (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching print on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

Ricci
Signed, bottom-left corner of design.

RICCI, - (worked 17th century). / Madonna and Child. Modern impression from the original plate. Italian, probably 17th century. / Signed Ricci. / Etching. (2 5/16 x 1 7/8) E.71-1936. / Given by Sir George Hill, K.C.B.
Paper label affixed to verso.

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm size of sheet, Width: 7.9 cm size of sheet, Height: 5.9 cm plate impression, Width: 4.9 cm plate impression

Descriptive line

Madonna and Child. Modern impression from an original (cancelled) 17th century copperplate etching by Ricci.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Labels and date

RICCI, - (worked 17th century).
Madonna and Child. Modern impression from the original plate. Italian, probably 17th century.
Signed Ricci.
Etching. (2 5/16 x 1 7/8) E.71-1936.
Given by Sir George Hill, K.C.B. []

Production Note

See the plate that this impression was taken from, E.72-1936.

Materials

Laid paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Woman; Crown; Child; Halo

Categories

Prints; Christianity; Biblical Imagery; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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