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Statuette - Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child

  • Object:

    Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (Malines, made)

  • Date:

    1620-1630 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Boxwood

  • Museum number:

    A.18-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a boxwood Virgin and Child, made in Malines in the Netherlands in ca. 1620-1630.
During the 17th century a small number of workshops in Malines specialised in small-scale devotional boxwood figures such as this one.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (Malines, made)

Date

1620-1630 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Boxwood

Dimensions

Height: 20.63 cm

Object history note

Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A.

Historical significance: During the 17th century a small number of workshops in Malines specialised in small-scale devotional boxwood figures such as this one.

Descriptive line

Statuette, boxwood, the Virgin and Child, Netherlandish (Malines), ca.1620-1630

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

Trusted, Marjorie. Spanish Sculpture. Catalogue of the Post-Medieval Spanish Sculpture in Wood, Terracotta, Alabaster, Marble, Stone, Lead and Jet in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1996, rejected attributions, p. 172

Materials

Boxwood

Categories

Christianity; Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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