Assumption of the Virgin [L'Assomption]Artist(s)Jacques CallotArtist NationalityFrench (culture or style)Medium & Supportetching on laid paperDimensions
3 7/8 x 3 in. (9.7 x 7.5 cm);3 7/8 x 3 1/16 in. (9.8 x 7.7 cm);3 9/16 x 2 13/16 in. (9 x 7 cm)Credit LineGift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. SpinkSubject matter
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary signifies the taking up of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, into heaven.Physical Description
Saints below surrounding a stone pedestal with the inscription "Non est hic. Mat 28", with the Virgin Mary above in the clouds with arms spread out surrounded by smaller angels. At the bottom edge of the print is engraved (left) "Callot fecit" and (center right) "Israel ex. cum priuil. Reg.".Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeintaglio printAdditional Object Classification(s)PrintCollection AreaWesternRights
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