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Virgin and Child

Artist:
Mino da Fiesole (Mino di Giovanni) (Italian, Papiano or Montemignaio 1429–1484 Florence)
Date:
ca. 1464–69
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Carrara marble
Dimensions:
Overall (wt confirmed): H. 37 1/4 x W. 23 in., 178lb. (94.6 x 58.4 cm, 80.7403kg)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.25
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 500
The flaming rays of the border refer to the Holy Spirit.
Émile Gavet , Paris ; Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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