Crowned Virgin and Christ Child
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Marble, silver, polychrome
ca. 18th century
Sculpture: 23 x 10 x 6in. (58.4 x 25.4 x 15.2cm) (show scale)
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
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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
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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).
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