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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE JOHANNES JANTZEN

German, Upper Rhine, second half 15th century
RELIEF WITH THE VIRGIN AND CHILD ENTHRONED
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE JOHANNES JANTZEN

German, Upper Rhine, second half 15th century
RELIEF WITH THE VIRGIN AND CHILD ENTHRONED
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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German, Upper Rhine, second half 15th century
RELIEF WITH THE VIRGIN AND CHILD ENTHRONED
together with a German gilt bronze appliqué with an Angel bearing a scroll, Upper Rhine, late 15th century

the Virgin and Child relief inscribed: 191 on the reverse
gilt bronze, an ebonised wood stand
Virgin and Child: 8.5 by 7.8cm., 3 3/8  by 3 1/8 in.
overall: 10 by 8.5cm., 3 7/8  by 3 3/8 in.
Angel: 5cm., 2in.
overall: 7cm., 2¾in.
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Provenance

Dr Johannes Jantzen, Bad Homburg, Germany;
thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Schloss Cappenberg, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund, Deutsche Bronzen des Mittelalters und der Renaissance: Medaillen und Goldschmiedearbeiten, 1960, nos. 10 and 11

Catalogue Note

The beautiful and monumentally conceived composition of the Virgin and Child exists in only two other recorded versions; one in the Kress collection, formerly in the Dreyfus collection, and another in the Staatliche Museen in Berlin.

RELATED LITERATURE
E. F. Bange, Die Bildwerke des Deutschen Museums, ii, Die Bildwerke in Bronze und in anderen Metallen, Berlin and Leipzig, 1923, p. 70; S. de Ricci, The Gustave Dreyfus Collection: Reliefs and Plaquettes, Oxford, 1931, no. 445; J. Pope Hennessy, Renaissance Bronzes from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, London, 1965, p. 118, no. 436 and fig. 451

Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Highlights from the Reinhold Hofstätter Collection

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