Virgin and Child, Seat of Wisdom
VIRGIN AND CHILD, SEAT OF WISDOM (SEDES SAPIENTIAE) (French (Ile de France), 12th century), the carved limestone sculpture depicts Mary in robes seated on a throne holding the Christ Child on her lap. The sculpture bears traces of the original applied polychrome decoration.
Gift of Harold S. Vanderbilt.
"Duveen, A Life in Art" by Meryle Secrest; Alfred G. Knopf, New York, 2004. pp. 214-215.
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