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Virgin and Child  in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century
Virgin and Child  in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century - Sculpture Style Renaissance Virgin and Child  in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century -
Ref : 79286
22 000 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Italy
Medium :
wood and papier-mâché
Dimensions :
l. 31.5 inch X H. 55.91 inch X P. 48.03 inch
Sculpture  - Virgin and Child  in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century 17th century - Virgin and Child  in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century
Numero 7 Antiquariato

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Virgin and Child in the holy house of Loreto, Italy 17th century

Sculpture in polychrome wood and papier-mâché representing the Virgin, the child in the sacred house of Loreto.

Period : XVIIth century

Provenance: Italy "Marche"

Dimension:
Height: 142cm
Depth:80cm
Width: 122cm

Sculpture with valid export certificate

The legend of our lady of loreto relates that the santa casa the house at nazareth in which Mary had been born and brought up, the same which the angel of the annunciation came and mary had lived in during the childhood of christ - was carried away to safety by angels in 1291 when the house was threatened by the incoming saracens. The angels first bore it to a place on the coast of dalmatia but its final resting place was loreto, a town near ancona in the italian marches. By the late 16th century this story was used by the jesuits to promote the town as a centre of polgrimage and the present image of the virgin and child seated on the roof of the house would have been made in this tradion

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Numero 7 Antiquariato

CATALOGUE

Wood Sculpture Renaissance