The Virgin in Prayer
On View In:
Gallery 341
Artist:   Joos van Cleve  
Title:   The Virgin in Prayer  
Date:   c. 1520-1530  
Medium:   Oil on panel  
Dimensions:   26 x 20 5/8 in. (66.04 x 52.39 cm) (panel)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Mary Hill Boeckmann  
Location:   Gallery 341  

This painting once belonged to James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Minnesota railroad magnate whose collection of European paintings forms the basis of the Institute's nineteenth-century holdings.

Name:   van Cleve, Joos  
Nationality:   Netherlandish  
Life Dates:   Netherlandish, died 1540 or 1541  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   No signature. Nothing on verso; balsa backing panel.  
Classification:   Paintings  
Physical Description:   Virgin Mary in Prayer Mater Dolorosa  
Creation Place:   Europe, Netherlands, , ,  
Accession #:   72.68  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts