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Virgin and Child with the Young John B and Two Angels

2006.44.595 (RS9573)

Description

A portrait of the Madonna and Child and a young John the Baptist. Light is radiating from her head and the infant's head. A yellow halo is behind John the Baptist's head. There are two angels at the bottom of the throne in the lower right corner. Behind the figures is a small staff with a white banner. The wood frame is elaborately carved and painted gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
18th century
Inscriptions
"Bought by Miss Julia West Winter of 1801 1802 from Conat de / Montagua. Who bought it from Palazzo Alberti / Corves Lung Acrcco della Girazia / via die Busci / Kept in Florence until 1896. When brought to Balius: Acquired by me in 1904 / School of Murvillo" (Handwritten note in black pen on reverse.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
copper (metal)
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
copper (metal)
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 6/16 x 13 4/16 x 2 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.595
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198571

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