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European Art
Artist: Unknown

The Virgin in the Egg

ca. 1650

Oil on wood

67.5 × 54.4 × 2.5 cm (26 9/16 × 21 7/16 × 1 in.)
University purchase from James Jackson Jarves
1871.118
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

James Jackson Jarves Collection, Florence, to 1871; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1951), 302.

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