Virgin and child

Virgin and child

Acquired in 1869, further details of acquisition are not recorded

Original:

Virgin and Child
Antonio Rossellino (1427-79)
1450s
Marble
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, USA (formerly the Pierport Morgan Library)

There is a variation of this relief in brownish marble in the Victoria and Albert Museum, museum no. 108-1878, and there are versions in stucco in the Museo Nazionale (Bargello) in Florence, in the Musée du Louvre in Paris, in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and elsewhere.