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The Education of the Virgin
  • Austria
  • The Education of the Virgin, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Austria
  • silk, gold thread, paper, ink, paint, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 38.1 x 29.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 x 11 1/2 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0212.a

Scene with a seated, large male figure with his proper right arm around a smaller female figure. His proper left hand is holding a book. There is a arched opening behind them which overlooks a grassy area with trees and houses in the background.