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The Virgin and Child, with Saints Dorothy and Catherine

Image attached to M.19-1904

An image of Sculpture / Figure Group. The Virgin and Child with St Dorothy and St Catherine. Virgin and Child seated on a throne with high back, on the top of which stand four small music-making angels. On the left, St Dorothy holding a basket of roses, and on the right, St Catherine with wheel and sword. Carved ivory in the round, height, ivory, 18.9 cm, height, ivory and base, 22.5 cm, circa 1470-1530. German or Spanish.

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Sculpture / Figure Group. The Virgin and Child with St Dorothy and St Catherine. Virgin and Child seated on a throne with high back, on the top of which stand four small music-making angels. On the left, St Dorothy holding a basket of roses, and on the right, St Catherine with wheel and sword. Carved ivory in the round, height, ivory, 18.9 cm, height, ivory and base, 22.5 cm, circa 1470-1530. German or Spanish.

Image data

  • Accession Number: M.19-1904
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 699 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 449.07kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 45/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:23 10:48:01

Key words

15th Century 16th Century angels Baby Jesus carved Catholic Christ Christ child crown crowned enthroned female figure figure group Fitz_AA German infant Christ ivory Jesus Madonna Marian Mary mother mother and child music musician Northern Renaissance religion religious Renaissance Saint Catherine of Alexandria saints sculpture Spanish St Catherine St Dorothy throne Virgin and Child Virgin Mary

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