Lot 2223. South German sculptor of the late Gothic period

Starting price:€ 2 800
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
Lot 2223South German sculptor of the late Gothic period
(2. Half of 15. Century)
Hl. Aegidius of St. Gilles
Linden wood, sculptural carved, back. flattened, polychrome taken and plated. Presentation of the Holy as a half figure in Bischofsornat, with mitre, in front of him a lying DOE as an attribute. The Hl. Giles is one of the fourteen Holy helpers, and is thus in the middle ages one of the most popular saints. According to the legend, a DOE with her milk nourished him by God's Providence. Ges.-H. 26.5 cm.
Provenance: From the collection of the Berlin jurist and politician Dr. Gerhart Thumps (1870-1947).
A carved, polychrome painted and lime wood sculpture of Saint Giles and the Hind.

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