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The Virgin

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Hooded & draped in scalloped edged cloak, with folds cut in flat back. Figure from a Crucifixion group. On narrow polygonal base. Set with 55.469-70.

Provenance

By 1955, with Nicolas E. Landau, Paris; 1955, sold by Landau to the MFA for 480,000 fr. (includes 55.469 and 55.470). (Accession date: September 15, 1955).

Credit Line

The Otis Norcross Fund

French (Lorraine), early 17th century

Object Place

Lorraine, France

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 8.9 x 7 cm (8 7/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.468

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture