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Virgin and Child

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Unpainted, rose color terra cotta bozetto. Full round Virgin, seated on molded pedestal, holds in open mantle naked sleeping Child whose head rests on cushion, His left hand broken off. Her right arm slightly raised, hand broken off. Nail in broken off mantle indicates She held scepter. Base at...

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Provenance

By 1966, Madame R. Hein, Paris; 1966, sold by Madame Hein to the MFA. (Accession date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Italian (Rome or Tuscany?), about 1725

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

41.9 x 21.6 cm (16 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.952

Medium or Technique

Terra-cotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture