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Madonna and Child

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Church Street
Town:Petworth
Parish:Petworth
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:GU28
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Object setting:Inside building
and in:Religious
Access is:Public
Location note:Underneath the organ, the Baptistry, Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:61
Grid reference:N9
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.
Previous location:Previously behind the High Altar

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Makers

Name : John Flaxman
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Petworth.
Description:Faces east, affixed to the wall. A white marble finely carved medallion relief of a Madonna and child, set into a grey / brown marble frame.

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Religious
Object type1:Sculpture
Object type2:Relief
Subject type1:Pictorial

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Object Parts

Part 1:Relief and frame
     Material:Marble
     Height (cm):85
     Width (cm):76
     Depth (cm):8

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Fair
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
     More details:A crack runs fully across the medallion through the face of the Madonna and across the neck and arm of the child.
Date of on-site inspection:13/02/2008

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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