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Virgin and Child

Italian (Florence)
Renaissance
about 1450–1500
After Desiderio da Settignano (Italian (Florence), 1429/32–1464)


Object Place: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 58.4 x 36.2 cm (23 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.308

Medium or Technique

Carta pesta (a form of papier-mache)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Carta pesta on linen backing. Half figure of the Madonna facing towards the right and holding the nude Child standing at the right. Polychromy.

Provenance

By 1942, Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley, Boston; 1942, gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1942)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley