Friday, June 19, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART - 15th Century Carvings from the Bible! Lady of Calvary

Beautiful Lady of Calvary carved in larch and lime with traces of polychromy, hollowed back and closed. Standing, slender canon, she holds her hands clasped in front of her chest, head tilted to the right; she is wearing a long robe framing the face, a long belted dress and cloak back deck; scholar draped with folds cascading V on the front and stepped pipes under the arms; base dugout framed. 

Northern Italy, Lombardy?, early fifteenth century H 83 cm