LARGE CRUCIFIX with Christ in carved and... - Lot 157 - Pierre Bergé & Associés

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LARGE CRUCIFIX with Christ in carved and... - Lot 157 - Pierre Bergé & Associés
LARGE CRUCIFIX with Christ in carved and gilded bronze, cross in ebony veneer. Beautiful Christ with head strongly inclined on the right shoulder, half-open mouth, forked beard, long hair with wavy locks, perizonium with serrated edge held by a cord with lateral fall on the right hip, bent legs and superposed feet, titulus; base with small niche sheltering the Virgin with the Child surrounded by relics.
Italy, 17th century (missing at the base, inside the posterior niche).
Total height: 73.5 cm
Height of Christ: 24 cm
Christ is inspired by a Cristo Morto by Jean de Bologna with a more pronounced musculature and a more elaborate perizonium.
Work consulted: Exhibition Paris 1999, Giambologna (1529-1608) - The sculpture of the Master and his successors - Michael Hall Collection, Galerie Piltzer, cat. C. Avery and M. Hall, pp. 97-106.
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