Madonna and Child. Ref.187
Madonna and Child. 14th century Parisian workshops.
Very beautiful Virgin and Child in oak characteristic of the corpus of Ile de France workshops from the beginning of the 14th century, particularly illustrated by the work of ivory or monumental sculpture .
Our Virgin is a rare example of carved wood using these canons. Beautiful face of the Virgin with ample volumes on the drapes, elegance of the posture characteristic of these workshops.
Bibliography: Vitry, Paul, Musée national du Louvre. Catalog of sculptures from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and modern times. First part, Middle Ages and Renaissance, Paris, 1922 - Baron, Françoise, Louvre Museum French sculpture, Middle Ages, Paris, 1996 - Koechlin, Raymond, The French Gothic Ivories, Paris 1924
Origin: Paris or Ile de France
Medium: Oak wood
Size: Height 51cm
Period: First quarter of the 14th century
Condition: Missing left arm of the Virgin and arms of the Child. Splits.
Price: on demand