„Berlin’s Most Beautiful Madonna“ Returns to the Bode-Museum
Blog entry from 06/13/2022
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…