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Adoration of the Magi
  • Marcantonio Raimondi, artist
    circa 1470 or 1482–1534
    born: Argini, near Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • Adoration of the Magi, 1506
  • Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 299 x 213 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0050.10
Label Text

There is a female figure seated on steps on the right side, holding a baby in her lap. There are three male figures on the left side, two of which are holding a gift in their hands. The third figure is kneeling in prayer in front of the infant. There is a star in the upper left corner. There are three angels in the top right corner.