Description This carved terracotta sculpture was formerly polychromed. Pieces are chipped off such as the finger of the child. The piece is said to have been removed from the Convent of the Capucins at Padua at the time of the suppression to the Convent of the Oratorio of the Guidecca at Venice.
Provenance Convent of the Cappuchins, Padua; Oratorio della Guidecca, Venice, 1810 [removed from the Convent of the Cappuchins]; Raoul Heilbronner, Paris [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase, Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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