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Appliqué Figure of the Madonna and Child
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Appliqué Figure of the Madonna and Child


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The Virgin hands the Christ child an apple which symbolizes the redemption of mankind after the original sin of Adam and Eve. The hollow metal figures were once attached to a wooden or metal throne.
Exhibitions
  • A Medieval Treasury: An Exhibition of Medieval Art from the Third to the Sixteenth Century. Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute- Museum of Art, Utica. 1968.
Provenance Henri Daguerre (?), Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Creator
Period
13th century (Medieval)
Medium
copper with gilding
(Metal)
Accession Number
53.3
Measurements
8 7/16 in. (21.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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