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Virgin and Child

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Standing Virgin and Child on a hexagonal base; unfinished, with a curved strip of metal for attachment on the back. Solid cast in one piece with a wrought-iron hook attached with solder to a hole in the back. The Virgin, in a swaying pose, looks at the Child on her arm, holding his foot with her...

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Provenance

By 1960, with Philipp B. Mayer, London; 1960; sold by Mayer to the MFA for £130. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Low Countries, Medieval (Gothic), second half of 15th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

29.5 x 10.5 x 7 cm (11 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.955

Medium or Technique

Metal; Cast Iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork