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Gothic ivory relief of the Virgin and Child

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An image of Sculpture / Relief. Virgin and Child, carved in relief. The Virgin stands in an exaggerated swaying stance, holding the Child in her left arm. The Child holds a fruit in the left hand and with the right takes a flower (?) from the Virgin's right hand. The Virgin is crowned and wears a veil. Ivory, carved in relief, height, whole, 10.0 cm, width, whole, 3.7 cm, circa 1300-1400. Gothic. Medieval. French.

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Sculpture / Relief. Virgin and Child, carved in relief. The Virgin stands in an exaggerated swaying stance, holding the Child in her left arm. The Child holds a fruit in the left hand and with the right takes a flower (?) from the Virgin's right hand. The Virgin is crowned and wears a veil. Ivory, carved in relief, height, whole, 10.0 cm, width, whole, 3.7 cm, circa 1300-1400. Gothic. Medieval. French.

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  • Accession Number: M.16-1917
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 693 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 338.61kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:30 13:11:46

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14th Century Baby Jesus carved Christ Christ child contrapposto crown crowned draperies drapery Fitz_AA French Gothic infant Christ ivory Jesus Madonna mantle Marian Mary Medieval mother mother and child relief religion religious sculpture swaying veil Virgin and Child Virgin Mary

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