Virgin and Child with the Young John B and Two Angels

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

18th century

GUSN

GUSN-198571

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

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
copper (metal)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P172
FA013

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 6/16 x 13 4/16 x 2 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.595