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Seated Virgin and Child

Date:
mid-13th century
Geography:
Made in Limoges, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
Copper-gilt, champlevé enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. (27.3 x 13 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1925
Accession Number:
25.120.435
Not on view
Martin Hecksher, Vienna (sold 1898) ; his sale, Christie's, London(May 4, 1898, no. 176) ; [ J. & S. Goldschmidt, Frankfurt (from 1898)] ; [ George Grey Barnard American, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 1863–1938 New York, New York (sold 1925)]
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition," February 17, 1940–March 24, 1940.

Catalogue of the renowned Collection of Works of Art, chiefly of the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries, formed by the late Martin Heckscher. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 4–6, 1898. no. 176, p. 38, ill. opp. p. 31.

Arts of the Middle Ages: A Loan Exhibition. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1940. no. 237, p. 70, pl. XXIV.

Schrader, J. L. "George Grey Barnard: The Cloisters and the Abbaye." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 37, no. 1 (Summer 1979). p. 41, fig. 52.

Songs of Glory: Medieval Art from 900 to 1500. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Museum of Art, 1985. no. 48, pp. 165-167.

Sutton, Denys, ed. Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Yokohama: Yokohama Museum of Art, 1989. no. 6, p. 64.



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