Offered by Matthew Holder
European Works of Art & Sculpture
A beautiful stained glass panel of the Virgin and Child upon a crescent moon.
German, late 15th century.
With later 19th / 20th century restorations.
Measures 42 x 32cm.
The crowned Virgin shown as the Queen of Heaven within a sunburst mandorla, in her right arm she holds the infant Christ who gazes at her adoringly and in her left hand she holds a fruit, most likely an apple. She wears a white dress beneath a blue gown, a representation of her purity and a symbol of heaven.
The last image is from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Accession Number: 1982.47.1;
Virgin of the Apocalypse, Circle of the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet
German, ca. 1480–90.
(Measures 35.2 x 24.4cm)
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