Citation"The Virgin and Child
(Unidentified Artist)(Previously attributed to circle of Peter Parler) , 1957.217,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, Oct 04, 2023, https://hvrd.art/o/228448.
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A light-skinned Virgin Mary stands on an eight-sided wooden podium wearing a long golden robe and pointed golden shoes. On her head is a gold crown topped with small crosses. She wears a beige covering over her hair, and her eyes gaze slightly toward her left. In her left arm she holds a seated light-skinned baby Jesus, who in turn holds a golden ball in his left hand. His other hand is extended to clasp the woman’s right hand. The colors of the sculpture show some wear, including blotchiness and areas where paint has rubbed off to reveal wood.