Virgin and Child, Meester van Joachim en Anna, c. 1470

Virgin and Child, Meester van Joachim en Anna, c. 1470

oak (wood), h 105cm. More details

The Virgin shown standing with the Christ Child on her arm was a universal theme in medieval religious art. Here she holds a bunch of grapes in her hand; they allude to wine, the symbol of the blood of Christ’s later suffering.

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