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The Virgin and Child, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Medium:
Panel/gold
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1100
1199
12th century
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 2
BYZANTINE SCHOOL; XIIth CENTURY: The Virgin and Child. The Madonna is seated on a throne, and upon her lap stands the Infant Savior. On the shoulders of the dress of the Virgin is a golden star, emblematic of the Star of the East. Upon the right arm of the infant is perched a gold-finch, indicating the Holy Spirit, and in his right hand he holds an ear of wheat, the emblem of the Bread of Life. On panel and gold-ground. 2' x 3'8. [P. 5.]
Catalogue of the Carolina Art Association, published by the Art Committee. Charleston, S.C.: Steam Power Press of Walker, Evans & Co. 1858.
Artist nationality: Byzantine.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ
Religion--New Testament--Mary
Figure group--Female & Child
Animal--Bird--Finch
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion
Control number:
AECI 02150002
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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