• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    AN EMBROIDERED PICTURE OF THE CRUCIFIXION

    CONTINENTAL, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMBROIDERED PICTURE OF THE CRUCIFIXION
    CONTINENTAL, 17TH CENTURY
    The Corpus flanked by Mary and Peter, with vignettes of Moses in the desert with the burning bush, the cock crowing thrice, the open tomb and Jacob's ladder, Veronica and angels with the keys to heaven
    14½ x 15 in. (36.5 x 38 cm.) overall
    Together with another three dimensional picture possibly showing the Presentation in the Temple - 11 x 14¼ in. (28 x 36 cm.) (2)


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