German 15th Century
The Virgin and Child
second half 15th century
bronze (medium brown patina)
silhouetted contour: 8.4 x 7.6 cm (3 5/16 x 3 in)
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.