Oberrheinisch

The Virgin and Child on a grassy Bank, 1470/80

About the object

Mary appears as a symbol of humility. This type of Madonna emerged during the 14th century. The young Jesus plays with the book of prayers. This is an emblem of his historical mission to save mankind. "The Word has become flesh", according to the Gospel of John. The condition of the wooden sculpture is mostly original.

Object information

Your message about the object

Do you have any information or questions about this object?