Virgin and Child, Limestone, traces of polychromy, French

Virgin and Child

Date:
early 16th century
Geography:
Made in Troyes
Culture:
French
Medium:
Limestone, traces of polychromy
Dimensions:
Overall: 29 7/8 x 17 1/4 x 12in. (75.9 x 43.8 x 30.5cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
16.32.166
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French); J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York
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.

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.