Réf : 72678
Virgin in Majesty "allaitante", Catalonia, early 14th century
Exceptional Madonna and Child in Majesty "allaitante", carved in round bump, early 14th century.
The Virgin is represented in a frontal position, seated on a throne, in the medieval tradition of the "Sedes Sapientiae" of the 12th and 13th centuries. She carries on her left knee the child Jesus who turns his face lightly towards the breast of his mother. The Virgin is wearing a beautiful crown and wearing a long pleated dress and a coat.
The face of the Virgin expresses a great sweetness and is part of this new Marian piety at the beginning of the 14th century, which highlights the theme of the "virgins of [...]