Lot 1210: Circle of Antonio Rossellino (Italian, 1427-1479) A polychrome stucco relief of the Virgin and Child, 15th/16th century, Carved to show
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Circle of Antonio Rossellino (Italian, 1427-1479) A polychrome stucco relief of the Virgin and Child
Carved to show the Virgin with gilt halo and in blue and red robes, holding the Christ Child in her left arm.
H: 30 in.
Property of a Pennsylvania gentleman.
Purchased at Sotheby Auction no. 4193, Dec. 8 & 9, 1978, lot 347 catalogued as "in the manner of the della Robbia workshops".
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Notes: A very similar, though slightly larger, stucco relief group of the Virgin and Child, sold Sotheby's Milan, November 6th 2007 lot 291.