Virgin from Gósol

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Location: 
Room 10
Artists / Makers / Authorities: 
Anonymous
Social tags: 
  • imitation gold
Description:

Image of the Virgin, crowned, with the Child, carved in wood and polychrome. The composition responds to the type of Sedes Sapientiae, or Seat of Wisdom, with the Child sat in the center of the skirt, in a totally frontal composition. 

 

 

 

Sculpture

Second half of 12th century

85.5 x 39.5 x 32 cm

Purchased 1930

Inventory number: 

015936-000

From the church of Santa Maria in the castle of Gósol (Berguedà).
Wood carving with polychrome and remains of varnished metal plate.
Century: 12th
Subject: Religion
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