The figure of the Virgin is contained within a mandorla supported by angels.
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary by Unknown Artist, c. 14701480
© Nottingham Castle
- 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.