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Virgin and Child

Artist:
After an original by Donatello (Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date:
mid-15th century
Culture:
Italian, probably Verona
Medium:
Stucco and colored glass (in halo)
Dimensions:
Overall (wt. confirmed): H. 45 x W. 28 in., 113lb. (114.3 x 71.1 cm, 51.2565kg)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
From the Collection of James Stillman, Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman, 1922
Accession Number:
22.16.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 500
The marble Madonna by Donatello in the Staatliche Museen, Berlin, known as the Pazzi Madonna, inspired widespread copies, including this variant. The Gothic arch is topped by Renaissance floral ornament resembling that found in Veronese sculpture.
James Stillman ; Dr. Ernest G. Stillman (by descent, until 1922; to MMA)
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