Virgin and Child
South German (Franconia?)
26.67 cm (10 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood; Polychrome wood
Not On View
from Processional Staff. Polychromed wood. Half length Virgin, crowned, on crescent; reclining Child (nose broken) holds lettered open book. Dress red-ground blue.
Art dealer Seligsberger, Wurzburg, Germany; sold by Seligsberger to Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser (b. 1885 - d. 1962), Brookline, Ma [see note 1]; 1963, bequest of Thannhauser to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)
 According to Edward R. Lubin's appraisal of Thannhauser's collection (February 14, 1962).
Bequest of Dr. Siegfried J. Thannhauser in memory of his wife Franziska Peiner Thannhauser