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Artist: Unknown

Virgin and Child

ca. 1325–50

Ivory

25.4 x 9.5 x 5.7 cm (10 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1949.100
Culture: 
French, Paris
Period: 
mid-14th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

D. Ricardo Blanco Collection, Santiago de Compostela; Spanish Art Gallery, London. Joseph Brummer Collection, New York; purchased at Joseph Brummer sale, New York, 14 May 1949, lot 696; Yale University Art Gallery (1949– )

Bibliography: 

National Gallery of Canada, L’art et la cour: France et Angleterre 1259–1328, exh. cat. (Ottawa, Canada: National Gallery of Canada, 1972), no. 72, fig. pl. 97.

Katherine Neilson and Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972), no. 118, fig. pl. 28.

Alan Shestack, ed., Yale University Art Gallery Selections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 22–23, ill.

Richard H Randall, Jr., The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Carvings in North American Collections (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1993), 38–39, no. 10, ill.

Richard H Randall, Jr., The Golden Age of Ivory: Gothic Ivory Carvings in North American Collections (New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1993), no. 10.

Courtauld Institute of Art, “Gothic Ivories Project,” http://gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk/index.html (accessed 2014), http://gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk/images/ivory/2AB43D5F_5e38a998.html.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.