Berlinghiero, Madonna and Child, Tempera on wood, Italian, c. 1228 - 1236
Mourning Virgin, mid-13th century, Umbria probably. Poplar covered with canvas, gesso,and tin foil; oil glazes.
Duccio di Buoninsegna, Madonna and Child, c. 1300
*DOUBLE-SIDED PENDANT: Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator [Byzantine] (1994.403)Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art.This double-faced icon pendant is a triumph of the greatest era of Byzantine cloisonne enamel production.
Byzantine Madonna and Child at National Art Gallery Washington DC | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Virgin and Child in Majesty, 1150–1200 French; Made in Auvergne Walnut with paint, gesso, and linen This type of sculpture, with the Christ Child seated in the Virgin's lap in a frontal pose, is known as a Sedes Sapientiae (Throne of Wisdom). These seemingly straightforward images convey complex theological ideas. Mary serves as Christ's throne.