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Crowned Virgin and Christ Child

Unknown

European Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Marble, silver, polychrome
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 18th century
DIMENSIONS Sculpture: 23 x 10 x 6in. (58.4 x 25.4 x 15.2cm)
COLLECTIONS European Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 48.206.30a-c
CREDIT LINE Frank L. Babbott Fund, Frank Sherman Benson Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White marble sculpture of the Virgin holding the Christ Child, who turns his face upward towards hers. Both Virgin and Child wear long flowing drapery, and posture of Virgin is gently curved in the Gothic style. Traces of polychromy on the Virgin's face. The Virgin and the Child each wear attached silver crowns (not permanently affixed). Sculpture is 48.206.30a, Virgin's crown is .30b, and Child's crown is .30c. Sculpture entered collection with a painted wooden cabinet (48.206.31).
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