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Virgin and Child

Circular uniface medal (reverse only) of Virgin and Child. Pierced twice at top and has double-rimmed edge. Virgin at proper right, wearing contemporary dress and veil over head, holding nude Christ Child at proper left; each haloed.

Provenance

By 1970, Nicolas Landau, Paris, France; 1970, sold by Nicolas Landau to the MFA. (Accession date: November 10, 1970)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Italian (possibly Padua or Venice), Renaissance, about 1460

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

1970.493

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals