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Enthroned Virgin and Child

probably early 20th century (14th century style)
Marble (Lunense marble from Carrara)
Overall: 22 3/8 x 9 5/16 x 10 1/16 in. (56.9 x 23.6 x 25.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Alfredo Barsanti, Rome]; George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (by 1921–until 1941)
Rubinstein-Bloch, Stella. Catalogue of the Collection of George and Florence Blumenthal, New York: Volume 2, Sculpture and Bronzes, Mediaeval and Renaissance. Paris: A. Lévy, 1926. pl. XXVIII.

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lisbeth, and Jack Soultanian. Italian Medieval Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010. no. 58, pp. 285–287.

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