The Virgin and Child on a Crescent Moon


  • Title

    The Virgin and Child on a Crescent Moon

  • Artist/maker

    after Lucca Della Robbia (c. 1399 - 1482) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Tuscany (place of creation)
  • Date

    mid-15th century
  • Material and technique

    polychromed cartapesta

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    32 cm relief only (height)
    37.7 cm with frame (height)
    19.7 cm relief only (width)
    27.8 cm with frame (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Harold Bompas, 1941.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Warren, Jeremy, Vol 2 Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2014), pp. 389 - 397 no. 99

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