Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Sacra Conversazione (Sacred Conversation)
  • Léon Davent, artist
    active 1540–1556
    active: France
    born: Parma, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Casalmaggiore, Cremona (present-day Italy)
  • Sacra Conversazione (Sacred Conversation), circa 1540–1550
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.6 x 18.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9.29 x 7.17 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 23.7 x 18.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0159

Reclining/seated female figure in center with nude boy on lap leaning over to nude boy at left. Dressed figures behind.