Cast bronze group designed to be placed in a niche.
The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist by Tiburzio Vergill, 1600
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 56 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £10,000)
- Acquired in:
- David Peel & Company
Comparable to Vergill's statuettes for Basilica of the Santa Casa at Loreto. From bronze foundry at Recanati, nr Loreto, est. 1545 by Lombardi sons to supply sculpt. for shrine of the Santa Casa.