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Virgin and Child: M.4-1933

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Current Location: In storage


Virgin and Child


Production: Unknown (Style of)




Virgin and Child, wood, carved in very high relief. The Virgin stands holding the Child in her right arm. The Child, clothed in a loose fitting garment, seems to be wriggling so that the Virgin holds his right foot with her left hand. The Child has hold of her veil with his left hand. The Virgin is crowned and her long ringlets appears below her veil.

Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs Aymer Vallance

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.0 in
Height: 19 1/2 in
Width: 6.0 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Vallance, Aymer, Mr and Mrs


Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1525 CE


Flemish style

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.4-1933
Primary reference Number: 30230
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_4_1933
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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