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The Virgin: MAR.M.260-1912

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The Virgin


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The Virgin from a Crucifixion Group; carved boxwood in the round. The Virgin stands dejected with grief, her hands outspread in a gesture of sorrow. The voluminous drapery folds envelop the figure.

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C.B. Marlay Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


17th Century
Circa 1650 - 1700


18th November 1927: Dr Berliner, in a letter, said it probably came from a Flemish workshop in 2nd half of 17th century

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  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Plinth Depth 7.9 cm Height 4.1 cm Width 7.4 cm
Figure Depth 9.2 cm Height 26.0 cm Width 11.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Carving : Carved boxwood in the round

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.260-1912
Primary reference Number: 30043
External ID: CAM_CCF_MAR_M_260_1912
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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