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Virgin and Child Blessing

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Frame of alternating blocks. Much discolored on right half. Of limestone.

Provenance

Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

Credit Line

Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton

Italian (Venice), Renaissance, late 15th century

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 105 x 90 x 12.7 cm, 233.6 kg (41 5/16 x 35 7/16 x 5 in., 515 lb.) Framed (Rectangular pan shaped steel frame/ two security tabs): 104.5 x 85.7 x 16.5 cm (41 1/8 x 33 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.1465

Medium or Technique

Stone, with polychromy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture