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The Virgin Mary, immaculately conceived, descends from heaven, a sickle moon beneath her feet. Engraving by F-E-A. Bridoux, 1845, after B.E. Murillo, ca. 1650.

  • Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban, 1617-1682
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Pub.d the 15th of Jan.y 1845
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21524i
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The angels at the feet of the Virgin hold palms, olive branches and lilies

Publication/Creation

Paris (Boulevart Montmartre 15. et rue de Lauery 7) ; London (23 Berners St. Oxford St.) : Goupil et Vibert editeurs, Pub.d the 15th of Jan.y 1845 (Imp. de Bougeard)

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 60.2 x 45.1 cm

Lettering

La conception. Le tableau orig.al de même grandeur est au Musée Royal du Louvre. Peint par Esteban Murillo vers 1650. Dessiné et gravé par A. Bridoux 1845

References note

Jean Laran and Jean Adhémar, Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome troisième, Paris 1942, p. 433, Bridoux no. 2 ("... La Conception... d'apr. Murillo, chez Goupil et Vibert, S[alon] 1845. …")

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Wellcome Library no. 21524i

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