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Virgin and Child on the Crescent Moon about 1440–50  Unidentified artist, French, 14th century French Gothic, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Virgin and Child on the Crescent Moon about Unidentified artist, French, century French Gothic, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

South German Sculpture by Niclaus Weckmann (1481-1528), ca 1500, Holy Family, Limewood with traces of paint and gilding.

Niclaus Weckmann Holy Family (South German sculpture, ca limewood with traces of paint and gilding. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

The elegant drapery folds, pitched knees, and engaging expression of this Virgin are characteristic of the Gothic Style of fourteenth-century France. The Virgin is represented as an idealized court lady, with a high waist, a high forehead, and delicate features; the Christ Child is depicted as a chubby-cheeked, playful infant

Seated Virgin & Child -- -- Ile-de-France, France -- Walnut, paint & gilt -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art