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Denys Calvaert (Antwerp 1540- Bologna 1619)

The Assumption of the Virgin c.1605

RCIN 405738

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This Antwerp-born artist settled in Bologna where his small-scale works on copper were popular with Flemish dealers. In Catholic tradition the Virgin Mary, after her death, was carried up to heaven by angels while her empty tomb miraculously filled with flowers.