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Virgin and Child

early 16th century
Made in Troyes
Limestone, traces of polychromy
Overall: 29 7/8 x 17 1/4 x 12in. (75.9 x 43.8 x 30.5cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York
Collections Georges Hoentschel: Volume 1, Moyen Age et Renaissance. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1908. p. 6, pl. X.

Forsyth, William H. Medieval Sculptures of the Virgin and Child: A Picture Book. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1939. fig. 16.

Krohn, Deborah L., Ulrich Leben, and Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, ed. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2013. no. 155, p. 181.

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