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Crowned Virgin and Christ Child

European Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Marble, silver, polychrome
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 18th century
DIMENSIONS Sculpture: 23 x 10 x 6in. (58.4 x 25.4 x 15.2cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS European Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 48.206.30a-c
CREDIT LINE Frank L. Babbott Fund, Frank Sherman Benson Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Crowned Virgin and Christ Child, ca. 18th century. Marble, silver, polychrome, Sculpture: 23 x 10 x 6in. (58.4 x 25.4 x 15.2cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, Frank Sherman Benson Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 48.206.30a-c. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 48.206.30a-c.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White marble sculpture of the Virgin holding the Christ Child, who turns his face upward towards hers. Both Virgin and Child wear long flowing drapery, and posture of Virgin is gently curved in the Gothic style. Traces of polychromy on the Virgin's face. The Virgin and the Child each wear attached silver crowns (not permanently affixed). Sculpture is 48.206.30a, Virgin's crown is .30b, and Child's crown is .30c. Sculpture entered collection with a painted wooden cabinet (48.206.31).
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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