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Jean Nicolas Laugier
(active ) Primary

Nicolas Poussin
French (1594 - 1665) Secondary

The Assumption of the Virgin


20 3/8 in. x 15 5/16 in. (51.8 cm x 38.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.291
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: French
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • religion and mythology

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  • Plate Dimensions: 20 3/8 x 15 5/16 in. (51.8 x 38.9 cm)

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