Seated Virgin and Child
late 15th century
Wood, ivory, brass, paint, gilding
Overall: 13 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 5 in. (33.7 x 15.6 x 12.7 cm)
Combining different materials to create a stiking image is characteristic of a number of North Spanish scultpures. Here the Christ child stands on the Virgin's lap, as if taking his first step, and offers a blessing.
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