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Christ Child
  • France or Netherlands
  • Christ Child, circa 1220
  • Where object was made: possibly Liège, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) or France
  • wood, pigment
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 31.7 x 14.6 x 17.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 6 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1961.0002

Broken off from a larger group, the figure has lost both arms and the back of the head. There are traces of paint on the face and garment, and the surface is marked by numerous cracks and wormholes. The drapery is schematic and the pose is inactive.