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Virgin of the Apocalypse Crowned by Two Angels
  • Artist Unknown
  • Virgin of the Apocalypse Crowned by Two Angels, circa 1500
  • title page of Pelbartus de Temesvar, Stellarium Corone benedicte marie virgini, Augsburg, J. Otmar, 1502
  • Where object was made: Augsburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
  • white-line woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 149 x 93 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 7/8 x 3 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 151 x 95 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 3 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2018.0037

Standing female figure (identified as the Virgin Mary) on a crescent moon possessing a halo and surrounded by a mandorla of flames. Mary supports a seated child (identified as Jesus) in her arms and two angels, holding a crown aloft, flank her head. A single plant is rendered at the lower left corner of the print.