Virgin and Child
- mid-14th century
- Walnut with traces of polychromy
- Overall: 11 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (29.8 x 10.8 x 7.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
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This elegant sculpture reflects aspects of both contemporary ivories and monumental sculpture, especially the refined, yet supple drapery and the delicate facial features. Originally painted, the figure would probably have been housed within a small architectural tabernacle.