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Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460
Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460 - Sculpture Style Middle age Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460 - Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460 - Middle age
Ref : 68445
32 000 €
Period :
16th century
Artist :
None
Provenance :
North Germany
Medium :
Carved wood
Dimensions :
l. 17.72 inch X H. 42.91 inch X P. 9.06 inch
Weight :
28 Kg
Sculpture  - Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460 16th century - Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460 Middle age - Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460
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Saint Michael, Northern Germany circa 1460

The Archangel Michael - his name asks, "Who is like God?" -
is one of the few angelic figures mentioned by name in the canonical books. He appears as the mighty leader of the angelic army, of which the revelation of St. John reports. And the great dragon, the old serpent, the devil and Satan, is called down and seduces the whole world. The dragon was thrown to the earth, and with him his angels were thrown down. "(Rev 12,7)

Saint Michael is depicted standing as a great warrior in his armor.
Over his shoulder falls down to the knees reaching red overlay cloth. The right hand he holds upright in which he originally held a long messenger staff.
At the foot of Saint Michael lies the vanquished devil in the form of a dragon.

Some little repaints in the polychormie

Oak wood around 1460 age determination by C14 radiocarbon process from Tübingen University Germany.

Expertise Miller Ottobrunn 2014
Museum Director i.R. Bavarian Museums and Castles Administration

Report from the University of Tübingen 2012
Institute of Prehistory and Early History
and archeology of the Middle Age.

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