The Virgin and Child with Angels

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Netherlandish (active c. 1470 - c. 1500)
The Virgin and Child with Angels, c. 1480
15th century
Creation Place: Netherlands
Oil on panel
41.3 x 29.7 cm (16 1/4 x 11 11/16 in.)
framed: 51.3 x 39.6 x 3.5 cm (20 3/16 x 15 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.97
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
inscription: on back of frame, handwritten in black:: Leo Nard [ ]
inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in black crayon:: 2346
inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in black crayon:: 12245
label: on back of panel, typed in black ink:: 12245
label: on back of frame, printed in black:: 73
Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 53, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 40, color plate; pp. 119, 168, repr. b/w cat. no. 95

Molly Faries, ed., Recent Developments in the Technical Examination of Early Netherlandish Painting: Methodology, Limitations and Perspectives, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 157, in glossary; repr. in color as plates 29A & B

Andrea Pearson, Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350-1530, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. (Hampshire, England, 2005), checklist no. 11, p. 196

John Oliver Hand, Catherine A. Metzger and Ron Spronk, Prayers and Portraits: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych, exh. cat., Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, CT, and London, 2006), p.7; p. 9, repr. in color p. 10 as fig. 6a; verso repr. as fig. 6c; pp. 18-19; macrograph repr. p. 19 as fig. 10; X-ray repr. p. 19 as fig. 11

Paula Nuttall, Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting, exh. cat., The Huntington Library, Art Gallery, and Botanical Gardens (San Marino, California, 2013), repr. in color p. 15 as fig. 2A; text, p.14

Exhibition History
Northern European Art from 1450 to 1550, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/13/1994 - 02/05/1995
Re-View: S422-423 Western Art of the Middle Ages & Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011