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The Adoration of the Magi
  • Cristofano Robetta
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Florence, Italy
  • The Adoration of the Magi, after 1496
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 302 x 275 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 10 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0144
Catalogue raisonné

Female figure with a halo (identified as The Virgin) sits in the center of the print, on a thrown with an infant (identified as Jesus) on her lap. Angels fly above the Virgin's head. There are figures at her feet (identified as Magi) who are presenting gifts. Other figures look on at the scene.