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La G. Virgina (Mother and Child)
  • Germany
  • La G. Virgina (Mother and Child), circa 1800
  • Where object was made: Oberammergau, Germany
  • reverse painting on glass
  • Canvas/Support: 21.6 x 16.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in
  • The Mildred Lee Ward Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0050

Image depicts a mother holding a child (Virgin Mary and young Jesus). Mother is wearing a green robe and white head wrap. The child is wearing a red/orange robe. Above and below the circular, black frame we see floral decoration. On the top, we see five flowers: red in center, two white flowers on either side, and yellow flowers on the outside. On the bottom we see orange flowers and text that reads, "La G: Virgina."