Lot 91. Hl. Virgin

Sold: € 38 100
Auction date: 15.07.2020   14:00 UTC +02:00
ID 359792
Lot 91 | Hl. Virgin
Hl. Virgin (master of Seeon (act in Mühldorf 1425-1445), perimeter, around 1450). Frontal facing bust. Roundish head with the side of ornamentally corrugated, bekränztem curls of hair falling at the back in straight strands. A box-shaped cut out dress with a large-scale press brocade decor. Deciduous wood, full round and hollowed. Original polychrome-making, minimal of The profiled oval base gilt-stamped later. H. (with Base) 45.5 cm. Flat, delicately crafted physiognomy of behavior-cheerful expression. To the head type of the Taufkirchener Madonna of the master of Seeon comparisons (history center and Museum in Mühldorf a. Inn), or a female Saint in the Bavarian national Museum (Inv.No MA 4233) from the workshop production of the master. Possibly, this sculpture served bust as a model for a silver Reliquary: this is due to 1451 in Salzburg, the resulting silver bust reliquary of St. Zeno from Isen to a wooden model of the master of Seeon. Cf. the current exhibition at the Bavarian national Museum in Munich, Germany "the silver head. The bust of Saint Zeno of Isen" with an accompanying publication, in particular. Less, Matthias, The, Zeno-bust and the master of Seeon in: silver head. The bust of Saint Zeno of Isen, edited by Frank Matthias Kammel. Munich 2020, P. 53-65. Provenance: German private collection.

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