Virgin and Child, Oak, painted and gilded, French

Virgin and Child

second half 12th century
Oak, painted and gilded
Overall: 25 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (65.4 x 24.8 x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Bequest of Michael Dreicer, 1921
Accession Number:
Not on view
Michael Dreicer, New York
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Forsyth, Ilene H. The Throne of Wisdom: Wood Sculptures of the Madonna in Romanesque France. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972. no. 38, pp. 173-74, fig. 104.

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