„Berlin’s Most Beautiful Madonna“ Returns to the Bode-Museum

Blog entry from 06/13/2022

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

After extensive conservation and restoration work (from 2012 to 2022), the Enthroned Virgin and Child is returning to the Bode-Museum’s permanent exhibition. The 92-cm-tall sculpture in walnut is particularly striking due to its graceful posture and ornate carving, as well as the fact that its original coloured finish has been largely preserved. 

Conservator-restorer Marion Böhl conducted detailed examinations of the walnut sculpture, which is thought to have been made in Cologne after 1310. The…

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