"Bronze "visitation" Plaque. XVII Sec"Bronze "Visitation" plaque.
Gilded bronze with mercury.
The details are finely worked with chisel: see for example the brocade of Mary's dress.
There are 4 holes for fixing on a stand.
Traces of handwork on the back.
Beautiful and balanced composition with hug and handshake between Mary and Elizabeth.
The very naturalistic face of the older woman is executed in a bold and slightly grotesque foreshortening.
Small ancient restorations