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  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured plaster scagliola

  • Credit Line:

    The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.

Physical description

Large scagliola plaster panel with a full length depiction of the Madonna and Child standing on a cloud. It is decorated with birds and geometric designs in imitation of marble; possibly antependium

Materials and Techniques

coloured plaster scagliola


Height: 90 cm, Width: 96.5 cm

Descriptive line

Picture - full length depiction of the Madonna and Child standing on a cloud, 1700-1799.



Subjects depicted

Rocaille; Rosary; Birds


Metalwork Collection

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