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Virgin and Child: M.22-1929

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Virgin and Child


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Virgin and Child, carved wood in very high relief. The Virgin stands holding the Child in her right arm and offering an apple with the left hand. The Child, in a loose fitting garment, looks up at the Virgin's face.


History note: C.1898: Bought in Brighton

Legal notes

Given by Aymer Vallance

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.0 in
Height: 17.0 in
Width: 4 1/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Vallance, Aymer


16th Century, Early#
Circa 1500 CE - 1510 CE


Flemish or Netherlands

Probably genuine, but not very high quality (J.M.M., M.B., 1985)

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Wood (plant material)

Techniques used in production

Carving : Wood carved in very high relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.22-1929
Primary reference Number: 30130
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_22_1929
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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