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Gothic ivory Virgin and Child

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An image of Sculpture/Figure. The Virgin stands holding the Child in her left arm. Her tall figure sways backward, with the right knee breaking forward, and her head slightly tilted to the left. The smile is faint on the traditional oval face. Her mantle falls in broad soft folds. Ivory, carved, height, whole, 27.1 cm, width, whole, 8.0 cm, circa 1330-1370. Gothic, Medieval. French.

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Sculpture/Figure. The Virgin stands holding the Child in her left arm. Her tall figure sways backward, with the right knee breaking forward, and her head slightly tilted to the left. The smile is faint on the traditional oval face. Her mantle falls in broad soft folds. Ivory, carved, height, whole, 27.1 cm, width, whole, 8.0 cm, circa 1330-1370. Gothic, Medieval. French.

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  • Accession Number: M.2-1937
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 704 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 373.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:31 13:14:02

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14th Century Baby Jesus carved Christ Christ child Christianity figure figurine Fitz_AA French Gothic infant Christ ivory Jesus Madonna mantle Marian Mary Medieval mother and child religion religious sculpture Virgin and Child Virgin Mary

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