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Virgin and Child

Polychromed wood (considerably cracked and eaten, see Neg. No. C14184. Enthroned figure in crimson robe and blue hooded mantle holds Infant on lap, His left arm raised in her left hand with ebow sharply bent.


1931, Veneziani, Rome; August 17, 1931, sold by Veneziani to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P8091); June 9, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 379, sold to the MFA for $200. (Accession Date: June 9, 1949)

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William Francis Warden Fund

Italian, mid-16th century

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Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood