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Virgin and Child

late 16th century
Made in Santiago de Compostela
Jet, traces of gilding
Overall: 6 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/16 in. (16.9 x 6.4 x 5.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 537
Jack and Belle Linsky, New York (until 1982)
Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 220.

The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984. no. 53, p. 136.

Parker, Elizabeth C. "Recent Major Acquisitions of Medieval Art by American Museums." Gesta 24, no. 4 (1985). p. 174, fig. 21.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 313, p. 243.

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