The Virgin and Child with a Book

style of Flemish School
National Trust Inventory Number 557786

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1699
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 648 x 470 mm (25 1/2 x 18 1/2 in)
Place of origin France
Collection Packwood House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Packwood House, Warwickshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, The Virgin and Child, style of a 16th century Flemish school, 17th century. The Madonna seated to the left, seen between parted curtains; the Child on her lap, playing with a book. The picture, which is labelled 'French, early 17th century' appears to be a poor copy or pastiche of a 16th century Flemish Mannerist painter.

Provenance

Given with house and contents by Graham Baron Ash (1889 - 1981) in 1941

Marks and inscriptions

French School, early 17th century

Makers and roles

style of Flemish School, artist
French School, artist

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Maker Flemish School (163)
French School (230)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12670)

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