Madonna and Child

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Sculpture with Base
Title: 
Madonna and Child
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
77.4.3
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 33.4 cm, W: 18.2 cm; (b) H: 30.7 cm, W: 14.4 cm; (c) H: 29.4 cm, D: 12.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1976
Credit Line: 
Anonymous gift made possible through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. Beinecke Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast and engraved. Silk covered base, red leather case. One rectangular and three arched plaques. (a) Cut with arch; (b) cut to shape and engraved with child and cherub's heads; (c) cut to shape and engraved with Madonna above a moon and snake; (d) cut to shape and engraved with wreath of stars; (e) base - rectangles covered with silk into which glass pieces fit.
Provenance: 
Beinecke, Edwin J., Jr., Source
Beinecke, Mrs. Edwin J., Jr., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 20 (1978) illustrated, p. 126, #43; BIB# AI98080