Seated Virgin and Child; Christ in long robe; Christ seated on the Virgin's left knee; Christ holding a fruit in his left hand; blessing gesture; crown.
Apollo 2001: Northern France, 13th century.
Beck 2002: Paris, c. 1300.
Polychromy - Gilding
Extensive gilding and polychromy: gold (along the hems; hair; crown; belt), red (Virgin's robe; cheeks), blue (lining of the Virgin's cloak), dark purple (?)(Christ's cloak).
Carved in the round.
Missing: upper part of the stem of flowers held by the Virgin; two fingers of Christ's right hand.
Acquired from A. Mehringer, Munich, in 2000.
'A Selection of 2001 Museum Acquisitions', in Apollo, CLIV (December 2001), p. 478.
Städel-Jahrbuch 18 (2001), p. 341 (H. Beck).
H. Beck, Die begnadete Eva, Patrimonia series, 212 (Frankfurt am Main, 2002).
Meisterwerke im Liebieghaus (Engl. edition: Masterworks at the Liebieghaus)(Petersberg, 2008), pp. 72-73 and 181 (S. Roller).
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