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Virgin and Child: M.5-1933

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Virgin and Child


Production: Unknown




The Virgin holds the naked Child in her right arm and an apple in her left hand. The Child looks into the Virgin's face as she gazes at him. Her long hair falls in ringlets. Her dress has a low square neck.

Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs Aymer Vallance

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4 1/2 in
Height: 20.0 in
Width: 6.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE


Probably straight forward 19th century church furnishing (J.M.M. and 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 high relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1933
Primary reference Number: 30145
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_5_1933
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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