Virgin and Child in alabaster carved in the round. International Gothic, Northern Italy (Sienna ), early 16th century. Original 16th century alabaster bas.
Large Virgin and Child with heightened patterns painted on clothes and on the base, sculpted in the round. The child rests on the left forearm of the Virgin, he is turned towards his mother, his left hand held by her.
(see Virgin and Child of the trumeau of the interior gate of the Sainte Chapelle of Paris, the Abbey of Fontenay , the Abbey of Sainte Marie de la Pierrre-qui-Vire)
Sienese school, around 1500. Great finesse of execution, excellent condition of conservation.
Original base .