Friday, June 19, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART - 14th Century Carvings from the Bible! Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child in limestone of Savonnières-devant-Bar (Meuse) carved in the round. From slender canon, she carries the child sitting on her left arm; it is 
coated with a mid-length veil that frames her face, a dress and a coat open 
one of whose sides is retained by the right forearm bend cascade wavy edges; Child 
holds a book in his hands, showing the text to his Mother. 

North-east France, Argonne, first half of the fourteenth century H 88 cm