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A 17TH CENTURY STUMPWORK PICTURE, ENGLISH 1660 - 1685
Estimate
7,0009,000
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85
A 17TH CENTURY STUMPWORK PICTURE, ENGLISH 1660 - 1685
Estimate
7,0009,000
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A 17TH CENTURY STUMPWORK PICTURE, ENGLISH 1660 - 1685
the pale cream satin sewn with a variety of stitches and techniques, a central couple holding hands with onlookers and amongst a proliferation of animals and floral motifs, the right hand corner with a depiction from the Old Testament with Judith, a rich Jewish widow saving the city of Bethulia by seducing and then slaying Holofernes, Nebuchadnezzar's general. Judith is holding the  decapitated head and then the Holofernes head is also on a stake outstretched from the castle turret in the left hand top corner in period frame 
37cm by 51cm
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