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Virgin and Child

Date:
15th century
Geography:
Made in Touraine, Loire
Culture:
French
Medium:
Limestone with polychromy
Dimensions:
Overall: 64 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 16 in. (163.2 x 59.4 x 40.6 cm) Weight approx.: 1236lb. (560.6kg)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.30
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (1913–1916)
New York. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 3, 2013–August 11, 2013.

Lafenestre, Georges, and Henri Bouchot, ed. Exposition des Primitifs Français au Palais du Louvre (Pavillon de Marsan) et à la Bibliothèque Nationale. Paris: Pavillon de Marsan, Palais du Louvre, 1904. no. 317, pp. 121–22, ill.

Collections Georges Hoentschel: Volume 1, Moyen Age et Renaissance. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1908. p. 6, pl. XII.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. p. 137, fig. 78.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. p. 137, fig. 78.

Forsyth, William H. Medieval Sculptures of the Virgin and Child: A Picture Book. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1939. fig. 19.

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. 142, pp. 174–75.



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