Item PC/049B - Plaster cast of Virgin and Child roundel

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Plaster cast of Virgin and Child roundel


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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Original: Andrea della Robbia (1435-1525), c1470. Glazed terracotta in a carved and gilt wood frame. Virgin and Child with two cherub heads. Circular relief originally in blue and white enameled terracotta. The Virgin holds the Child standing on her right. She is represented half-length turned slightly to the left, supporting the Child in a standing posture beside her. He holds the end of her veil in his right hand. The eyes are painted in brown and black. Original currently in the collection of The National Museum of Bargello, Florence, Italy. Bears "Commission Royale Belge Atelier du Moulage, Bruxelles" maker's mark.

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(fl c19th-20th century)

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This item is currently on display in The Glasgow School of Art's Stow Building. For access information please email

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Thought to have been acquired in 1901.

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Dimensions: 610 x 610 x 68 mm

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