Madonna & Child

Oil on canvas, 40” x 30”, signed and dated lower left, ‘Muller-Ury, 1919’. The picture has a frame which is gilt, Renaissance-altarpiece in style, and has an arched centre with carved pilasters to either side and a square pediment above and carved flowers curled below.

Private Collection, Lugoff, Camden, South Carolina, USA (1994).

Sold, Plaza Art Galleries, 9-11, East 59th Street, New York, Friday Evening, December 5, 1947, Sale 2813, Lot 139 (Fetched $85.00 – marked copy in Frick Art Reference Library), presumably purchased by Mr. Joseph C. Bossong, by descent to the present owner.

Possibly exhibited at WILDENSTEIN & CO. INC., 19, East 64th Street, New York, April 20 – May 4, 1937, No. 27.

This picture was photographed by the talented amateur photographer Harriet V. S. Thorne (1843-1926), a member of the New York Camera Club, many of whose photographs were donated to the Connecticut Historical Society’s Museum and Library by The Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation (Acquisition: 2011.344.146).