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Madonna and Child with Donor

Object Number: 
1937.332
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Oil on panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 10 x 1 in. ( 35.6 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
On reverse: Nadelman collection label with "2408/Swiss" in ink. "Gallery VII" in chalk "c. 1708" in chalk
Description: 
Votive picture
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group