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Tuscan Madonna and Child with Angel
  • Italy
  • Tuscan Madonna and Child with Angel, circa 1680
  • wood, plaster, gilding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 x 21 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 25 1/4 x 29 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 44 x 55 x 10 cm
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0268
Description

Madonna and Child wooden relief. Madonna lifts the Child off a bed of leaves and angles him towards the viewer. The Virgin places her right hand to her breast. In the upper right hand corner an angels head and wings are placed looking down on the scene. The wooden relief is surrounded with a plaster cast gilded frame (original).