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Virgin Adoring the Christ Child

Artist:
Workshop of Andrea della Robbia (Italian, 1435–1525)
Date:
after 1479
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Glazed terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 29 1/2 × 20 1/16 × 5 in. (74.9 × 51 × 12.7 cm); Framed: 38 1/4 in. × 28 3/4 in. × 5 in. (97.2 × 73 × 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele L. Lehman, in memory of Arthur Lehman, 1965
Accession Number:
65.181.23
Not on view
This is a possibly unique variant of several types of variants deriving from the so-called La Verna altarpiece, executed by Andrea del Robbia in 1479 for the Brizi Chapel in the Chiesa Maggiore at La Verna. See also 65.181.24 and 39.186.2. Gilt wood frame not original.
Adele L. Lehman (until 1965; bequeathed to MMA)
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