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The Virgin with the Palm Tree
  • Marcantonio Raimondi
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    born: Urbino, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Italy
  • The Virgin with the Palm Tree, late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 249 x 175 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0132

A female figure with a halo (identified as The Virgin) and another woman sit underneath a palm tree. An infant (identified as Jesus) sits on the Virgin's lap and blesses a young boy who holds a cross and kneels in the lower left corner of the print. There is a city and hills in the background.