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Virgin and Child


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This graceful dignified figure is a fine example of the continued influence of the glazed terracotta religious sculpture created by Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482) and then Santi's uncle Benedetto Buglioni (1459/60-1521, who secretly obtained the secrets of Luca's glazinf technique) into the 1500s, The heads and surfaces have been repaired.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/20/1962Treatmentcleaned
6/28/1971Treatmentother
12/31/1987Examinationexamined for condition
12/31/1987Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
Provenance Emile Gaillard, Paris, 1904 [mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 397]; Raoul Heilbronner, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
1501-1520 (Renaissance)
Medium
terracotta with glaze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.218
Measurements
H: 41 9/16 in. (105.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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