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Hand-carved, gilded and inscribed replica of a Florentine Renaissance aedicular frame with stop-fluted Corinthian pilasters supporting entablature with dentil moulding; base with lotus leaf mouldings

Sandro Botticelli

The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child, c.1490

tempera on fabric 47 3/4 x 31 5/8 in

Scottish National Gallery

Purchased with the aid of the Heritage Lottery, Fund, Art Fund, Scottish Executive, Bank of Scotland. NG-2709.

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17 Avery Row,
London W1K 4BF

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