The Assumption of the Virgin Mary by Unknown Artist

The figure of the Virgin is contained within a mandorla supported by angels.


Polychrome alabaster
39.5 x 25.4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,700 ( Total: £6,800; Tax remission)
Acquired in:

St. Thomas is kneeling at the lower left holding the Virgin's girdle, God the Father in benediction is above, flanked by angels playing a harp and a lute. The alabaster was originally coloured and a large proportion of the paint survives.

Venue details

Nottingham Castle Off Friar Lane, Nottingham Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL 01158 761 400

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