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Polychrome wood sculpture depicting the Virgin teaching

Réf : 74354


Polychrome wood sculpture depicting the Virgin teaching

Origin : Eastern France, Alsace Period : 2nd half 14th century Height : 82 cm Length : 34 cm Depth : 23 cm Polychrome wood Provenance : collection of Mme Jacqueline Boccador, collection of Laurent Horny (Cannes). The 14th century French sculpture is particularly marked by the numerous Virgin and Child statues produced. Undeniably the use of this very topic during this era can be seen as a reaction from the artists to the great difficulties encountered by the devotees : the Hunderd Years’ war and the Black Death. The depiction of Virgin and Child loses the rigour inherited from the Romanesque [...]

Period : < 16th century

Antique dealer : Galerie Gabrielle Laroche

Galerie Gabrielle Laroche

<   16th century
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