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corpus christi ,venice italy 17th

corpus christi ,venice italy 17th


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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Wood: Pre 1800: Item # 1414069
galerie Cecile Kerner
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14,rue des minimes Brussels 1000
Belgium
32475830042

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 €32,000.00 
a superb corpus christi the face ,simplified and turned downwardsto its probable collocation above the altar has been executed with great ability by the sculpture enhance theemotive aspect: aching with the acceptance of his fate .The body is marvellously carved with a particular attention to human anatomy and musculature ,torso sinuous and elongated.the perizonium white with golden touches leaves the long thigh exposed .The christ is not yet dying but fully alive .In keeping with the typical canon of the end of 17th ,the sculptor attends to the anatomic detailof the work,pronounced abdominal muscles which finish in Vin the lower stomach.This style of sculpture is very similar yo other exemples in the Venice aera.rom chromatic point of view we are very perfectly in line with venetian sculpture.The flesh in ochre yellow is typical of north italian aera .and the white perizoma with gold trim was used in italian sculpture at he end of 16th century carved and painted walnutheight 128cm width 98cm provenance:from a belgium noble family ,galerie Chiale Italy .cquired in Brafa fair 5years ago from the present owner published in "alpha omega a collection of work of art ,p58
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