Marriage of the Virgin
21.1 cm x 14.7 cm (8 5/16 in. x 5 13/16 in.)
(Siena, 1568 - 1613)
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Leo Steinberg Collection, 2002
The Marriage of the Virgin is one of seven etchings Salimbeni created between 1589 and 1594. The elongated figures and strict composition betray his mannerist tendencies, but the deep, black shadows anticipate the mysticism of the Baroque.