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Statuette - Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child

  • Object:

    Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Boxwood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh FSA

  • Museum number:

    A.12-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Virgin and Child, boxwood statuette. The Virgin holds the Infant Christ in her arms. She holds her garment in her left hand which is held underneath the Child. On top of the Virgin's head are a dowel and a broken portion of wood which appear to have formed part of a crown.
This is a typical example of a Flemish Virgin and Child group of that time.

Physical description

Virgin and Child, boxwood statuette. The Virgin holds the Infant Christ in her arms. She holds her garment in her left hand which is held underneath the Child. On top of the Virgin's head are a dowel and a broken portion of wood which appear to have formed part of a crown.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Boxwood

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm without crown

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Statuette, boxwood, Virgin and Child, Netherlandish, ca. 1650

Materials

Boxwood

Subjects depicted

Mantle

Categories

Sculpture; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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