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Virgin and Child

Virgin nursing child, who is seated on a cushion. Gilded and painted wooden frame.

Provenance

1914, Casilda Noracci, Florence; 1914, sold by Casilda Noracci to J. Templeman Coolidge for the MFA for $654.59. (Accession Date: July 2, 1914)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Italian (possibly Florence), Renaissance, about 1500

Accession Number

14.727

Medium or Technique

Polychromed stucco relief

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture