The Virgin and Child (design for tondo) by Andrea Della Robbia

Design for a glazed terra-cotta tondo of the Virgin and Child with St John and a nun.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Bistre over black chalk Dimensions: 41 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£462 ( Total: £462)
Acquired in:
1936
Vendor:
Henry Oppenheimer

The reverse has a border of fruits and cherubs. On paper with an inscription: design for roundel commissioned by Alverto Serra of the Papal household.

Provenance

Giancarlo Rossi, J P Heseltine

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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