The Virgin and Child (The Madonna with the Iris) by Albrecht Durer

Monogram, but the painting may have been partially the work of Baldung.

Details

Medium:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
148 x 119 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £1,200)
Acquired in:
1945
Vendor:
Cook Collection

The Virgin sits in a garden nursing her Child. Among the plants are an iris, a peony and a vine.

Provenance

Bishop of Breslau, 1821 collection Felsenberg, Vienna; 1845 collection Des Vignes, sold 1891; 1892 collection Cook, Richmond.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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