BZ.1912.2, Virgin and Child

BZ.1912.2, Virgin and Child

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

French (Île-de-France) Gothic, late thirteenth century

Wood with polychromy and gilding, 54.61 cm x 17.78 cm x 19.05 cm (21 1/2 in. x 7 in. x 7 1/2 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss purchased this sculpture from the dealer Georges Demotte, Paris, on December 6, 1912.


Gary Vikan, Catalogue of the Sculpture in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection from the Ptolemaic to the Renaissance (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1995), 123–26, no. 45.



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Museum/Byzantine Collection

Bliss-Tyler Correspondence Bliss-Tyler Correspondence