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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    AN OAK FIGURE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

    GERMAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN OAK FIGURE OF JOHN THE BAPTIST
    GERMAN, LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing on a rocky outcrop and holding a lamb in his left hand, with traces of an earlier painted scheme, later base, with paper label printed 495
    38 in. (97 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the dating should read possibly late 15th early 16th century.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF HARVARD ART MUSEUM, FROM THE ESTATE OF MARY GERSHINOWITZ
    (LOT 94)