A fine plaque in cast and chiseled bronze with remains of the original gilding, depicting the young evangelist John sleeping (underneath the cross).His youthful face is depicted peacefully asleep, his head is inclined to the left, his finely detailled hair locks are draped over his shoulders. Underneath a legend in relief that reads : "S. JOHAN. EVANGELIST."
Southern Netherlands. Renaissance. Early 17th century.
Dimensions: H 11cm x W 8.2cm
- perspex stand not included -
11 000 €