Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child

Purchased from Oronzio Lelli in 1884 for 16s 8d (20 lire)

Original:

Virgin and child
Ascribed to Antonio Federighi dei Tolomei (b.?1420-83)
Second half of the 15th century
Marble
In the Seminario, Siena, Italy

Possibly based on a lost work by Donatello (1386-1466) who lived in Siena from 1457 to 1461.