Skip to main content

Virgin and Child: M.4-1933

An image of Relief

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

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


16th Century, Early#
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
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Virgin and Child" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-22 10:53:21

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Virgin and Child |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-22 10:53:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Virgin and Child"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Virgin and Child</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...