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Mourning Virgin

Date:
1510–20
Geography:
Made in Ulm, Swabia, Germany
Culture:
South German
Medium:
Limewood
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 x 8 7/16 x 4 13/16 in. (33 x 21.4 x 12.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.141.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
This single figure was probably part of a combined Deposition and Lamentation scene, in which the body of Christ was presented to the Virgin.
[ Julius Böhler Kunsthandlung, Munich (sold 1909)]
Müller, Theodor. Sculpture in the Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1966. pp. 86-87, 211, n. 35.

Portland Art Museum. Masterworks in Wood: The Christian Tradition. Portland, OR: Portland Art Association, 1976. no. 47.

Wagini, Susanne. Der Ulmer Bildschnitzer Daniel Mauch (1477-1540). Forschungen zur Geschichte der Stadt Ulm 24. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer Verlag, 1995. no. 70, pp. 88, 96, 116, 159, fig. 38.

Reinhardt, Brigitte, and Eva Leistenschneider, ed. Daniel Mauch: Bildhauer im Zeitalter der Reformation. Ulm: Ulmer Museum, 2009. no. 35, pp. 264-65.



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