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Christ Child

Christ Child

c. 1490–1500
Location: not on view


This sculpture is an enlarged version of Desiderio da Settignano's figure of about 1460 at the top of his tabernacle in the Church of San Lorenzo in Florence. There are many replicas of Desiderio's work. This example is an especially fine one, undoubtedly intended for the interior of a church.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Germain Seligmann (New York, New York), by gift to the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1975.
  • Lee, Sherman E. “The Year in Review for 1975.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 63, no. 2 (February 1976): 31–71. Reproduced: p. 37; Mentioned: p. 65, no. 15
    The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 94
  • February 1, 1977- March 6, 1977 "Year in Review, 1976," Cleveland Museum of Art
    Year in Review: 1975. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (February 3-March 7, 1976).
  • {{cite web|title=Christ Child|url=false|author=Michele (di Luca) Marini|year=c. 1490–1500|access-date=19 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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