Madonna and Child, Church of Our Lady in front of Tyn.
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Title:Madonna and Child, Church of Our Lady in front of Tyn
Notes:The Madonna dates from mid 17th century. It replaced a sculpture program of a huge golden chalice that represented the Hussites and their freedom of religion perspective. After the Thirty Years' War, Catholicism became more entrenched, the golden chalice was melted down, and the gold was used to gild the mandorla of the Madonna and Child.
Date:c. 1650
Building:Church of Our Lady in front of Tyn
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Country:Czech Republic

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Attribution:Madonna and Child, Church of Our Lady in front of Tyn, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 26, 2020].
Record Number:53845 Last Updated: 2010-04-05 09:42:24 Record Created: 2007-12-23 16:52:37
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition