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Statue - Mourning Virgin

Mourning Virgin

  • Object:

    Statue

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (possibly, made)
    Lower Rhine (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    first quarter 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and stained limewood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred A. de Pass., Esq.

  • Museum number:

    330-1905

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This figure of the Virgin in carved and stained limewood is from Flanders made by an unknown artist in the first quarter of the 16th century.

The Virgin is represented standing with head bent slightly backwards and to one side, and with her arms crossed.

Physical description

The Virgin is represented standing with head bent slightly backwards and to one side, and with her arms crossed.

Place of Origin

Flanders (possibly, made)
Lower Rhine (possibly, made)

Date

first quarter 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved and stained limewood

Dimensions

Height: 126.36 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of the Virgin, limewood, Flemish or German (Lower Rhenish), first quarter of 16th century

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

List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in the Years 1905 - 1908. In: List of Works of Art Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum, During the Year 1905, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition with Appendix and Indices. London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, 1909, p. 71

Production Note

Flemish or lower Rhenish

Materials

Limewood

Techniques

Carving; Stained

Categories

Christianity; Religion; Woodwork; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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