Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Virgin and Child

ca. 1300–1320
Made in Lorraine, France
Limestone with traces of paint
38 3/8 × 15 1/2 × 9 3/8 in. (97.5 × 39.4 × 23.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 305
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher(until 1917)
"The Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 13, no. 3 (March 1918). p. 61.

Forsyth, William H. "Mediaeval Statues of the Virgin in Lorraine Related in Type to the Saint-Dié Virgin." Metropolitan Museum of Art Studies 5, no. 2 (September 1936). pp. 235–42, 248–49, fig. 4.

Wixom, William D. "A Gothic Madonna from Lorraine." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 61, no. 10 (December 1974). p. 348, fig. 9.

Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European schools, XIV–XIX Century. London: Phaidon Press, 1976. p. 88, In relation to catalogue no. K2084.

Szmodis-Eszláry, Eva. "Vierge Lorraine inconnue du XIV siècle du 'groupe de Saint Die." Acta Historiae Artium 24 (1978). pp. 109, 111, fig. 2.

Williamson, Paul. Northern Gothic Sculpture: 1200–1450. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1988. p. 77, In relation to catalogue no. 18.

Stubblebine, James H. "French Gothic Elements in Simone Martini's Maestà." Gesta 29, no. 1 (1990). p. 139, fig. 3.

Gillerman, Dorothy. Gothic Sculpture in America: Volume 2, The Museums of the Midwest. Turnhout: Brepols, 2001. p. 301, (acc. no. misidentified as 17.120.2560).

Guillot de Suduiraut, Sophie, Yves Kinossian, and Lorraine Pitance. Figures de madones: vierges sculptées des Vosges XIIe/XVIe siècle. Vosges: Musée Départemental d'Art Ancien et Contemporain, 2005. p. 20.

Die lothringische Skulptur des 14. Jahrhunderts: Ihre Voraussetzungen in der Südchampagne und ihre ausserlothringischen Beziehungen. Petersberg: Michael Imhof, 2005. no. 146, pp. 187, 188, 224, 232, 234, 239.

Kunz, Tobias. Bildwerke nördlich der Alpen 1050 bis 1380: Kritischer Bestandskatalog. Berlin: Michael Imhof, 2014. p. 250, fig. 66.7.

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