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Virgin and Child with the Holy Relics of Aachen
  • Master of the Aachen Madonna
  • Virgin and Child with the Holy Relics of Aachen, circa 1460
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • metal cut, hand coloring
  • Paper Type: cream laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 257 x 178 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 277 x 193 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/8 x 7 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 x 1 in
    Weight: 4 lbs
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0095
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Image of woman (Mary) holding child (Jesus) in right arm. Both woman and child have halos above their heads. Woman wears green dress and brown draping garment. At right and left there are tall steeples with large arched windows. Text at bottom of image. There are sunbursts in background behind woman and child.