Lot 8A
  • 8A

A life-size limestone head of a bearded man French, in 14th century style

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 EUR
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Description

carved in the round, the hair finely detailed in locks falling down his back, the beard with characteristic S-curls, on socle of wood painted grey

Literature

RELATED LITERATURE

Beeldhowkunst in het Rijksmuseum, cat. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1973, cat. 914, p. 508

Catalogue Note

The present lot is comparable to a stone head of an apostle listed in the Rijksmuseum catalogue as dating to the beginning of the 19th Century in 14th Century style. Note in particular the treatment to the lips and beard.

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