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The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (published)
    Rome (issued)
    Antwerp (issued)

  • Date:

    1584 (published)
    1586 (issued)
    1587 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marten de Vos, born 1532 - died 1603 (artist)
    Sadeler, Jan I, born 1550 - died 1600 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print

  • Museum number:

    E.5413-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 17, box A

Physical description

'The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne'. A so-called 'picture-motet' engraving print, after a painting by Marten de Vos.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (published)
Rome (issued)
Antwerp (issued)

Date

1584 (published)
1586 (issued)
1587 (issued)

Artist/maker

Marten de Vos, born 1532 - died 1603 (artist)
Sadeler, Jan I, born 1550 - died 1600 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print

Dimensions

Height: 25.2 cm cut to, Width: 19.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

'The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne'. A so-called 'picture-motet' engraving print. Engraved by Jan Sadeler (I), after a painting by Marten de Vos. Published in Antwerp in 1584, re-issued in Rome in 1586 and again in Antwerp in 1587.

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

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, c.1991.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Production Note

Published in Antwerp in 1584, re-issued in Rome in 1586 and again in Antwerp in 1587.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Saints; Music; Halos; Sheet music; Angels; Book; Women; Music; Grapes; Flowers

Categories

Prints; Musical instruments; Printed pages & sheets

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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