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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 47

    A PARTIALLY-DECORATED CARVED WOOD GROUP OF ST. ANNE, THE VIRGIN AND CHRIST CHILD (ANNA SELBDRITT)

    CIRCLE OF THE ELSLOO MASTER, LIMBURG, CIRCA 1510

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    Estimate

    A PARTIALLY-DECORATED CARVED WOOD GROUP OF ST. ANNE, THE VIRGIN AND CHRIST CHILD (ANNA SELBDRITT)
    CIRCLE OF THE ELSLOO MASTER, LIMBURG, CIRCA 1510
    The virgin seated on an X-frame stool and the child holding an orb, on later oak wood base
    29 in. (73.7 cm.) high, 33 ¾ in. (85.5 cm.) high overall, 23 ¾ in. (60 cm.) wide overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the only remaining polychromy is to the underside of the chair.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN ESTATE


    Literature

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
    F. Peters (ed.), A Masterly Hand. Interdisciplinary Research on the Late-Medieval Sculptor(s) Master of Elsloo in an International Perspective, Brussels, 2013, pp. 103, 114-115, 225, 331.