Antique 17 Century Painting Virgin with Christ Old Master
Antique 17 Century Painting Virgin With Christ Old Master. Antique, early 17th century painting on copper plate depicts The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child. The Blessed Virgin Mary with hands folded in a prayer posture wearing a purple dress, representing the Passion of Jesus, with a blue mantle representing her perpetual virginity, and cloaked veil with a gold aureole above her head. The infant Jesus lies in swaddling cloth with closed eyes, golden sun rays, and a crown on his head. The former owner of this painting is a Canadian gentleman of Hungarian descent. This painting was shown, during his visit to Hungry in 1992, to the leading Hungarian expert in 15-17th century European paintings, Urbach Zsuzsa, from Szépmvészeti Múzeum Budapest (The Museum of Fine Arts). The painting was identified as central European Austrian-German 17th century circa 1600 A. The original expertise letter from the Szépmvészeti Múzeum signed by Urbach Zsuzsa, and dated 06 October 1992, states that the painting is 17th century circa 1600, and is with the description of the condition of the painting, including the description of some old touch-ups, and suggestions that the conservation of this painting should be done at the Ottawa National Gallery. Due to the fact that two sides of the copper plate of the painting, the left side, and bottom, were damaged and uneven, the previous owner tried to fix these two sides and make the edges even. He however did this very unprofessionally using a file, so the two sides have a very sharp edge. DIMENSIONS: Size of painting in the frame: 28.3 cm x 22.8 cm (11 1/8 in x 9 in). Dimensions without the frame: 21.2 cm x 15.5 cm 8 3/8 in x 6 1/8. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour.
We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting. The item "Antique 17 Century Painting Virgin with Christ Old Master" is in sale since Friday, December 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario.
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- Size: Small (up to 12in.)
- Region of Origin: Europe
- Style: Traditional
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Quantity Type: Single-Piece Work
- Painting Surface: copper
- Medium: Oil
- Date of Creation: Pre-1800
- Year: 17th century
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): 9
- Color: Multi-Color
- Subject: Religious
- Originality: Original
- Height (Inches): 11 1/8
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