The Wallace Collection

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The Virgin and Child
  • After Master of the Magdalen Legend (active between: c. 1483 - c. 1530)
  • The Virgin and Child
  • c.1500 - 1525
  • Painting
  • Oil on oak panel
  • Object size: 27 x 18 cm, arch top including frame
  • P548
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • This picture is an inferior example of a prototype by the Master of the Magdalen Legend, many versions of which are known. The original composition probably derived from a lost composition by Rogier van der Weyden (c.1399-1464). A comparable work is in the Mayer van den Bergh Museum, Antwerp.