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Madonna and Child, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Murillo (copy after)
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1613
1875
Old
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 551
"Bartolome Esteban Murillo. (Span. 1613-1685) Pilas. Madonna and child. 40 x 60. Original (no. 40) in the Pitti Gallery, Florence. It is called the 'virgin of the napkin,' from the fact that it is said to have been painted by Murillo, on a napkin, tendered to him as a canvas by the cook of the convent de la merced, Madrid, who begged for some artistic memento of him."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Mary
Religion--New Testament--Christ
Figure group--Female & Child
Control number:
AECI 04120377
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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