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Gothic ivory with scenes from the life of the Virgin

Image attached to M.20-1904

An image of Sculpture. Right wing of a diptych. The subjects are in two zones under architectural canopies. Above: The Coronation of the Virgin and two kneeling angels with candlesticks; Below: The Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds. Ivory, carved, height, whole, 9.4 cm, width, whole, 15.4 cm, circa 1330-1360. Gothic. Medieval. French.

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Sculpture. Right wing of a diptych. The subjects are in two zones under architectural canopies. Above: The Coronation of the Virgin and two kneeling angels with candlesticks; Below: The Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds. Ivory, carved, height, whole, 9.4 cm, width, whole, 15.4 cm, circa 1330-1360. Gothic. Medieval. French.

Image data

  • Accession Number: M.20-1904
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 650 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 659.08kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:22 14:49:27

Key words

14th Century angels animal animals annunciation annunciation to the shepherds arch arched architectural architecture Baby Jesus Bible biblical blessing candles candlestick canopies canopy carved Christ Christ child Christianity Christmas coronation Coronation of the Virgin devotional diptych Fitz_AA French Gothic heaven heavenly infant Christ ivory Jesus kneeling Life of the Virgin Madonna Marian Mary Medieval mother mother and child nativity New Testament relief religion religious sculpture sheep shepherds Virgin and Child Virgin Mary winged wings Xmas

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