Follower of Donatello

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Follower of Donatello
(Italian, 1386/87–1466)

Standing Virgin and Child, ca. 1470

Terra-cotta bas-relief with polychrome and gilding

Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1904

Item description: 

This rare depiction of the standing Virgin holding the Christ Child was inspired by Donatello's late style and was probably produced by one of his workshop assistants.