Virgin and Child

Italian, Ferrara
Renaissance
about 1470
Probably by Domenico di Paris (Italian, Active about 1443–1501)


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (approximate): 80 x 57.2 x 15.2 cm, 40.8 kg (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 6 in., 90 lb.)

Accession Number

49.528

Medium or Technique

Polychromed terracotta

On View

Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Polychromed terracotta relief, half length figure of Virgin, scarlet robe, gold girdle, dark cloak with gold design, green head veil held by nude Child who stands in curve of her right arm.

Provenance

1931, Satori, Vienna; 1931, sold by Satori to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. P6415); June 9, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 400, to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: June 9, 1949)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund