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The Virgin

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Polychromed and partly gilded lindenwood. Right arm upraised originally held scepter. Christ Child originally seated on left arm of Virgin is missing. Statue is closely related to Degler's high altar, St. Ulrich, Augsburg, dated 1607.

Provenance

By 1969, Dr. Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 - d. 1988), Salzburg; 1969, sold by Rossacher to the MFA. (Accession date: December 9, 1969)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund, Centennial Purchase, Dec. 9,1969

German (Munich), first half of 17th century

Object Place

Munich, Germany

Dimensions

189.86 cm (74 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.1283

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome linden

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture