Virgin and Child thumbnail 1
Virgin and Child thumbnail 2
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Sculpture, Room 111, The Gilbert Bayes Gallery

This object consists of 2 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Virgin and Child

Relief
ca. 1460 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This relief is an example of a design which enjoyed great popularity in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. The composition shows the influence of Donatello.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Relief
  • Frame
Materials and Techniques
Carved marble
Brief Description
Virgin and Child, probably from the workshop of Desiderio da Settignano, marble, Florence, Italy, ca.1460.
Physical Description
Virgin and Child, marble.
Dimensions
  • Height: 28.3cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A. E. Pleydell-Bouverie
Object history
Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A.E Pleydell- Bouverie.
Subjects depicted
Summary
This relief is an example of a design which enjoyed great popularity in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. The composition shows the influence of Donatello.
Bibliographic References
  • Cardellini, Ida. Desiderio da Settignano, Milan, 1962, no. 299, p. 247.
  • Bormand, Marc, Paolozzi Strozzi, Beatrice and Penny, Nicholas, Desiderio da Settignano Sculptor of Renaissance Florence, Paris, Musée du Louvre, 2006, p. 196.
  • Vitry, P, Guiffrey, J and Migeon, G, 'Le Collection de M. Gustave Dreyfus', Les Arts, 1908, p. 7.
  • Johnson, Geralidine A., The very impress of the object : photographing sculpture from Fox Talbot to the present day, Leeds : Henry Moore Institute & Centre for the Study of Sculpture, 1995no.43
Collection
Accession Number
A.3&A-1968

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record createdJanuary 9, 2003
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