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Christ In Sainte-lucie Wood, Bagard Workshop, End Of XVIItf Century
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"Christ In Sainte-lucie Wood, Bagard Workshop, End Of XVIItf Century"
  • Bois Saint Lucia (Prunus mahaleb), original black velvet
  • Lorraine, Nancy 1680-1710
  • Lack of two fingers, good condition
  • Crucifix placed on a black velvet background is presented in a rectangular frame moldings decorated reversed a frieze of acanthus. Fabric background and parquetry of origin, missing two fingers. Registration trace on the back of the frame.
  • This crucifix has all the characteristics of French Christs of the late seventeenth century: a beautiful drape that covers the perizonium a hip and leaves the other discovery; Christ is alive, his head is not crowned and looks skyward; a beautiful middle parting hair to releasing the forehead and forming loops on the shoulders; hands nailed to the palm; a slightly lame body; the parallel legs and feet side by side. These Christs are made in a kind of cherry wood from the St. Lucia by workshops from Nancy. The two large workshops which have produced these crucifixes are those of César Bagard (1620-1709) or Foullon Caesar (died in 1698) his godfather. The inventory after death of Caesar Foullon shows a set of objects such as we find them today: boxes or square frames, mirrors, brushes and trackers, candlesticks, tobacco grater, chess pieces, pincushions, bellows, rosaries, statues and crucifix ... the absence of a signature does not allow to associate a particular workshop from Nancy, only the quality suggests a production of one of the above two workshops.
  • Ref: Demoriane Helen: '' The Bagards objects '', Connaissance des Arts, No. 191, pp. 90-93 January - 1968; Sale Tajan, Paris, 23 June 2011, No. 137; Abbey Chaalis Fontaine-Chaalis; Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris; Museum of Fine Arts, Nancy; Lorrain Museum, Nancy
  • Price : 5200 €
    Artist : Bagard
    Period:17th century
    Style:Louis 14th, Regency
    Condition : Très bon état

    Material : Bois de bagard
    Width : cadre : 44.5 cm ; christ : 26 cm
    Height : cadre : 66 cm , christ : 33 cm

    Reference : 239316
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