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Maker(s):Rouault, Georges
Culture:French (1871-1958)
Title:Virgin of the Seven Swords (Vierge aux sept glaives), plate 53 from 'Miserere' portfolio
Date Made:1929 (published 1948)
Materials:Photogravure, etching and aquatint on heavy weight Arches paper with "Vollard" blindstamp
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Sheet: 25 7/16 in x 22 5/8 in; 64.6 cm x 57.5 cm; Plate: 22 11/16 in x 15 15/16 in; 57.6 cm x 40.5 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2013.27
Credit Line:Gift of Irving Vogel (friend of Amherst)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

This black and white depiction of the Virgin Mary, she is turned to the side. Only her head is shown--her eyes are closed, her chin is tilted up, and on her head rests a thick-banded crown.

Label Text:
Also known as Our Lady of Sorrows.

biblical; Christianity; mothers; portraits; women; sadness

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