Birth of the Virgin

Birth of the Virgin

1751, Lifespan: 1695-1768
Artist
Miguel Cabrera, Mexican, 1695-1768
Born: Oaxaca, Mexico
Work Locations: Mexico
Country
Mexico
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer
2014.210

Miguel Cabrera, Birth of the Virgin, 1751. Oil paint on canvas; 72⅜ × 52¾ in. Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2014.210.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
frame height: 84 in, 213.3600 cm; frame width: 58 in, 147.3200 cm; image height: 72 3/8 in, 183.8325 cm; image width: 52 3/4 in, 133.985 cm
Inscription
Mich. Cabrera pinxit Mexici anno 1751
Department
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Collection
Latin American Art
Known Provenance
Gifted 25 November 2014 by the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "Painting a New World: Mexican Art and Life 1521 - 1821," Denver Art Museum (April 3 - July 25, 2004) and Meadows Museum of Art (September 1 - October 31, 2004).
  • Exhibited 2005-2011, Denver Art Museum

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