Virgin

Spanish
signed and dated 1475: "Jua de cordoba me pito A.D. MIIIILXXV"
Painted by Juan de Cordoba


Object Place: Europe, Spain

Dimensions

132.08 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

35.64

Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Polychromed wood. Robe originally blue, now red underground and gilding shows thru, & in places paint completely worn off revealing wood or linen. Gold border with scrolled floral design in red & green. Reddish brown undergarment. Long flowing hair gilded. Hands together in prayer. Back unpainted. Gilded base.

Provenance

1935, Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co., New York; 1935, sold by Arnold Seligmann, Rey and Co. to the MFA for $3500. (Accession Date: May 7, 1935)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards Fund