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Virgin and Child

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Polychromed wood. Figure stands on (broken) square base, holds Infant on left arm; His left foot in her right hand. Almost flat at back. In tones of red with traces of gilding.

Provenance

By 1949, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889 - d. 1949), Boston [see note 1]; 1950, bequest of Hoyt to the MFA. (Accession date: May 11, 1950) NOTES: [1] Lent by Hoyt to the MFA on January 20, 1949.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt

Northern Italian, about 1400

Object Place

Northern Italy, Italy

Dimensions

64.77 cm (25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2302

Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture