Extremely Fine Northern European Carved Wood and Polychrome Decorated Figure of an Angel, Late 17th Century.
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The kneeling Angel portrays a loosely draped gown and is kneeling amongst clouds, with the sacred heart of Jesus in its hand. The dramatic pose and composition of this piece, along with the sensuous treatment of the loose unkempt hair and the schematised swirl of heavenly cloud upon which it kneels are all indicative commonalities of high Baroque sculptures from Austria and Germany in the late 17th and early 18th Centuries.
17th century and older
Place of origin:
78,74H x 63,50W x 27,94D
31H x 25W x 11D
Creator / Artist:
Wood, Gilt wood, Polychrome, Gilt
Extremely Fine Northern European Carved and Polychrome Decorated Figure of an Angel, Late 17th Century Antique Cherub Sculpture Wood
International - YES
Published in Furniture, Lighting, Decorative Objects and Fine Art categories