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Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century
Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century - Sculpture Style Renaissance Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century - Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century - Renaissance
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Period :
16th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Walnut
Dimensions :
l. 12.99 inch X H. 37.01 inch X P. 9.45 inch
Sculpture  - Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century 16th century - Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century Renaissance - Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century
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Saint Anthony Carved Wood, Late 16th Century

Saint Anthony hermit is represented in a standing position. He holds in his right hand his Tau, in his left hand a book and a bell.
At his feet there is a pretty coat of arms (decorated with a fish holding in his mouth a flower), a pig and f
The Saint is dressed in the habit of antoninas, a long hooded robe.

Walnut
Polychromy of origin
la France
16th century

Hiostoric Annecdote
In the Christian iconography Saint Anthony is accompanied by a pig. According to legend, it was a diabolical boar domesticated by Saint Anthony, and became his most faithful companion in the desert.

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CATALOGUE

Wood Sculpture Renaissance