Artist German
  • The Virgin
Date ca. 1430
Medium Wood with polychromy and gilding
Dimensions Overall: 20 × 6 7/8 × 5 1/4 inches (50.8 × 17.5 × 13.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Charles E. Murphy, Simon J. Murphy, Jr., William H. Murphy, Frank E. Murphy and The Estate of Albert M. Murphy in memory of Annie Dorr Murphy
Accession Number 45.21
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Until 1914, Cistercian Abbey of Zwettl (Zwettl, Austria);
After 1914, (Frederick Mondschein, New York, New York, USA);
(Arnold Seligman, Rey, and Co., New York, New York, USA);
Charles E. Murphy;
1945-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of Detroit Institute of Arts 31, nos. 3 and 4, (Detroit 1951-1952) p. 77 (ill)

D. Gillerman, Gothic Sculpture in America, vol. II. The Museums of the Midwest, (Turnhout 2001), pp. 124-126; p. 125, no. 94 (ill)