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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 143

    A polychrome carved wood relief of Christ on the way to Golgotha

    NORTH FRENCH OR FLEMISH, LATE 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A polychrome carved wood relief of Christ on the way to Golgotha
    NORTH FRENCH OR FLEMISH, LATE 15TH CENTURY
    The figure of Christ is led by soldiers away from the palace of Pilate amongst a crowd of hecklers, minor losses to the decoration and carving
    118 cm. high


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    The present lot was bought together with its pair "Ecce Homo", at the legendary sale of the Figdor collection sold by Paul Cassirer in Berlin. The Figdor collection encompassed a very wide range of disciplines, including sculpture, furniture, metalwork, textiles paintings and works of art from the middle ages to the renaissance (see fig.1).
    The pair to this panel was sold in The Frits Philips Collection, Sotheby's Eindhoven, 4-5 November 2006, lot 483.

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    Provenance

    Dr. Albert Figdor, Vienna.
    The Figdor collection, Cassirer, Berlin, 29-30 September 1930, vol. IV, lot 169.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the hight of this relief should read 34 cm. and not as stated in the printed catalogue.