Ince Hall Madonna

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Virgin and Child Reading
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Artist Jan van Eyck
Year 1433
Type Oil on wood
Dimensions 26.5 cm × 19.5 cm (10.4 in × 7.7 in)
Location National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

The Virgin and Child Reading (also the Ince Hall Madonna) is an oil painting attributed to a follower of the Early Netherlandish master Jan van Eyck, from 1433. It is on display in the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne.

The inscription on the wall at top left reads: "COPLETV ANO D M CCCC XXXIIJ P IOHEM DE EYC BRVGIS". There is a motto on the right: "ALC IXH XAN" ("As I Can").