Netherlandish, Malines, circa 1600
4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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- The Descent into Hell
- inscribed III 1Q81
- partially gilt alabaster relief ; in a gilt an ebonized wood frame
- relief: 20 x 15 cm, cadre: 35,5 x 30,5 cm; relief: 7 3/4 by 6 in., frame: 14 by 12 in.
Me Cheval sale, Paris, 16 June 1986.
This composition is directly inspired by the engraving of Christ in Limbo by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), one of the series of the Small Passion (1511).