Description This crudely carved yet striking Virgin and Child has a receptable carved out in the back for a relic. The style suggests it may have been made in a Spanish colony, possibly in the New World.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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