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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (photographed)

  • Date:

    1850-1895 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.532-1896

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case X, shelf 262, box B

Physical description

Photograph of a 14th century French oak relief of the Virgin and Child, painted in tempera colours.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (photographed)

Date

1850-1895 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

photograph

Dimensions

Height: 41.8 cm, Width: 34.1 cm

Object history note

The object in the photograph formed part of the collection of Emile Peyre (1824-1904), a notable Parisian collector of French Medieval and Renaissance artefacts. The South Kensington Museum (renamed the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1900), bought over 300 pieces of furniture and woodwork, as well as sculpture and metalwork, from him in 1895, including this object.

Descriptive line

Photograph of a wooden group relief of the Virgin and child previously in the collection of Emile Peyre, Great Britain, 1850s-1896

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Label pasted on mount of photograph

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Categories

Photographs; Woodwork; Reliefs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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