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Virgin and Child: CM.17-1933

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Virgin and Child




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.


Circa 1450 CE - Circa 1500 CE

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Object Height 84 mm Width 55 mm

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Accession number: CM.17-1933
Primary reference Number: 214067
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Created: Thursday 9 February 2017 Updated: Tuesday 28 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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