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Devotional Statuette of the Virgin and Child
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Devotional Statuette of the Virgin and Child


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Description Small, simply carved, painted wooden statuettes of the Virgin and also of popular saints were produced in great numbers by workshops in and around Mechelen. They were decorative and inexpensive and therefore ideal for the home as aides to personal devotions.
Exhibitions
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Léon Gruel, Paris, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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Period
ca. 1520 (Early Modern)
Medium
painted and gilded wood (pine)
(Wood)
Accession Number
61.70
Measurements
16 1/8 in. (41 cm)
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