The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist by Tiburzio Vergill

Cast bronze group designed to be placed in a niche.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
56 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
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.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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