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Relief - Virgin and Child with six angels

Virgin and Child with six angels

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Lombardy (made)

  • Date:

    last quarter of the 14th century (carved)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble carved in high relief

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The Virgin is shown enthroned on an irregular projecting step, beneath a canopy of which the curtains are held up by two angels in the upper corners. Four other angels appear.

Place of Origin

Lombardy (made)


last quarter of the 14th century (carved)



Materials and Techniques

Marble carved in high relief


Height: 34.6 cm, Width: 26.7 cm

Object history note

Bought, 1 l. 18s.

Descriptive line

Panel relief, marble carved in high relief, Virgin and Child, Lombardy, last quarter of 14th century

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

Arnoldi, Franceso Negri, 'Scultura Italiana al Victoria and Albert Museum I&II. In: Commentari, anno XXI, June-July 1970. Fascicoli, pp. 23
Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1863 In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 44
Pope-Hennessy, John. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Volume I: Text. Eighth to Fifteenth Century. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1964, p. 47
Previtali, Giovanni. 'Due lezioni sulla scultura 'umbra' del Trecento', in: Studi sulla scultura gothica in Italia, Turin, 1991, pp. 55-56, fig. 95 (originally published in Prospettiva, XXXI, October 1982, pp. 17-35)




Carving; High relief

Subjects depicted

Virgin and Child; Angels


Sculpture Collection

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