UNKNOWN MASTER, Bohemian
(active around 1400 in Rhineland)

The Krumau Virgin

c. 1400
Polychromed limestone, height 112 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Ordered by the Rosenbergs (Rozmberks), a Bohemian noble family, for the St George Chapel of their castle at Krumau, this is one of the finest examples of the Beautiful or Fair Virgins that enjoyed such popularity around 1400.




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