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Lot 6 - Charity. Carved oak wood relief. Flemish. 16th century. - 34.5 x 12.5 cm. -[...]
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Charity. Carved oak wood relief. Flemish. 16th century.
34.5 x 12.5 cm.
Depiction of one of the three Christian virtues. This was a subject frequently depicted in the religious art of all styles and époques, due to its importance. Being an abstract concept, it is portrayed through an allegory, which in the case of charity is a mother taking care of three small children.
The clothes and faces are delicately carved.
Thème : Sculptures