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<   16th century
Renaissance Polychrome Wood Bust of a Woman

Price : on request

Gallarus Arts

<   16th century
Soldier Saint circa 1500

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Joanna Booth

<   16th century
Madonna & Child

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Joanna Booth

<   16th century
Saint John the Baptist  XV , burgondy

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Galerie Sismann

17th century
Pair of Carved Lions

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Joanna Booth

<   16th century
Adam & Eve

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Joanna Booth

<   16th century
Virgin and child

33 000 €

Senger Bamberg Kunsthandel

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Wood sculpture

Wood sculpture is one of the earliest means of expression in art. Whether it is decorative, symbolic, or religious, wood sculpture has a rich history. Since the dawn of time, this art has been widely practised in all civilisations throughout history. Wood was a major source of inspiration for sculptors: in the Celtic, Egyptian, and Roman civilisations, and in the Orient, India, and America.

This artistic technique highlights the incredible ingenuity of the artists in each period. Reflecting the historical styles and contexts, wood sculpture is an immutable testimony to the creativity of men over the course of time. An ancient skill, wood sculpture is created from a living material, which is irregular and unpredictable. Unlike bronze and marble, wood sculptures are affected by the ravages of time, which denies them any form of timelessness.