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Virgin and Child: CM.17-1933

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Virgin and Child

Description

An Italian bronze plaquette of the mid-15th century, depicting the Virgin, crowned, in classical guise, cradling an infant Christ. The entire design is set within an classical architectural frame, composed of two fluted Ionic columns supporting a pediment, within which is the bust of an angel.

Dating

Circa 1450 CE - Circa 1500 CE

Components of the work

Object Height 84 mm Width 55 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.17-1933
Primary reference Number: 214067
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 February 2017 Updated: Tuesday 28 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Virgin and Child" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/214067 Accessed: 2022-05-23 02:41:08

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