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The Holy Kinship : attributed to the circle of the Master I.P.

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

The Holy Kinship : attributed to the circle of the Master I.P.

Date

About 1520

Medium

Polychrome limewood

Dimensions

Whole: height: 875 mm Whole: width: 1230 mm

Reference

CVCSC:0299.N

Collection

Northern European

Status

On Display

This large limewood relief sculpture would originally have formed part of a large altarpiece. The Virgin’s father, Joachim, tenderly holds the Infant Child, watched by the Virgin and her mother Anne on either side. The sculpture has been attributed to the circle of the Master I.P., who was one of the most versatile and influential carvers in Southern Germany in the 1520s.

The Holy Kinship : attributed to the circle of the Master I.P. About 1520 © Compton Verney

The Holy Kinship : attributed to the circle of the Master I.P. About 1520 © Compton Verney