Mourning Virgin

French (Burgundy) or South Netherlandish
Medieval (Gothic)
about 1400–20


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm (4 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.486

Medium or Technique

Elephant ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Hooded & robed mourning figure (hands missing). Two indentations in back. Mate to 49.487.

Provenance

Gabriel Dereppe, Paris (?). 1944, with the Gallery Connoisseur, Inc., New York; February 3, 1944, sold by the Gallery Connoisseur to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N5843); May 14, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 683, to the MFA for $325 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)

NOTES:
[1] This was purchased with MFA accession no. 49.487.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund