The Virgin and Child by Desiderio da Settignano

This very beautiful and characteristic example of the work of one of the rarest and finest sculptors of the 15th century was brought from Italy in the 18th century by the first Earl of Dudley.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
27 x 16 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £2,362)
Acquired in:
1927
Vendor:
Lord Ednam

Provenance

Earl of Dudley; Lord Edham.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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