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Virgin and Child
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Virgin and Child


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Description The seated Virgin wears a low crown and a mantle, and holds a bird in her right hand. The standing Christ Child holds an apple and looks at the viewer. The reverse edges of the Virgin's robe are stained red, and there are traces of gilded borders on the outer edges of both robes. The back is curved and the lower half crosshatched for attachment to a throne. The fleurons of the crown are damaged, and the lower parts of the Virgin's skirt is damaged on both sides. There are candle burns on the face of the Virgin.
Provenance Jacques Seligmann, Paris [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
1340-1350 (Medieval)
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.88
Measurements
H: 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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