Lot 2215. Master of Pulkauer altar

Starting price:€ 28 000
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 140336
Lot 2215Master of Pulkauer altar
(Active in Vienna around 1510-1520)
Mother of God with Christ child
Linden wood, full, plastically carved, polychrome taken and plated. Maria with the child, on a slightly domed, green-framed lawn plinth standing. The crown above the wavy cut hair, moving strands of hair on the chest down, placed the lots. Maria holds with both hands the child, with her knees pulled up to the left hip, which holds in the left Hand a grape and with the thumb and index finger of the right Hand, a grape berry is offering to the viewer. The face of the lively described, the child is smiling, with wide-open eyes, the corners of the mouth with dimples, the lips slightly open. The posture of the life-size Madonna in the Tradition of the so-called "Danube school", even closely with the design language of the Soft style, to recognize what is clear in the light of the S-momentum in the rotation of the figure. A typical feature of the art and style of this master of the Danube school is the folding of the doughy shape of the garment and the Überlängung of the body. The Madonna has in her entire appearance, a very great Similarity to the life-sized sculptures out of the famous to 1515 for the Church of the Holy blood in Pulkau in lower Austria created the high altar. H. 170 cm.
We would like to thank Dr. Albrecht Miller, Ottobrunn, Germany for the friendly note.
Cf. Rainer Kahsnitz, "Carved Altarpieces: Masterpieces of the Late Gothic (...)", p. 342 et seq., panel 183 & 184.
A carved, polychrome painted and is limewod sculpture of the Holy Virgin and child sculpted by the Master of the Pulkau altarpiece, Lower Austria.

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