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Virgin and Child

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Polychromed terracotta relief, half length figure of Virgin, scarlet robe, gold girdle, dark cloak with gold design, green head veil held by nude Child who stands in curve of her right arm.

Provenance

1931, Satori, Vienna; 1931, sold by Satori to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P6415); June 9, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 400, to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: June 9, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Italian, Ferrara, Renaissance, about 1470

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall (approximate): 80 x 57.2 x 15.2 cm, 40.8 kg (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 6 in., 90 lb.)

Accession Number

49.528

Medium or Technique

Polychromed terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture