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Openwork panel, 1 register, 1 ogee arch across (plaque ajourée) (Front)

Openwork panel, 1 register, 1 ogee arch across (plaque ajourée) (Front)
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Detail, front

Religious. Saints.

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Aix-en-Provence, Musée Granet

Inv. 860.1.829


Height: 200mm
Width: 157mm
Depth: 10mm

Saint John the Baptist holding the Lamb of God (Agnus Dei); standing Virgin and child; saint Catherine of Alexandria with broken wheel and martyr's palm; crown.
Tracery; rounded trefoils.

Gibert 1862: Italian, 15th century.
Museum's opinion 2011: Northern Netherlands (Utrecht?), mid 15th century.


Polychromy - Gilding
Traces of gilding: hair; beards; architectural details; crowns; patterns along the hems; grass.

Wooden panel hiding the back.

Object Condition
Missing: right side of the arch.

The ivory has been fitted into a frame decorated with intarsia.

Collection of Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon de Fabregoules (b. 1746, d. 1836): donated with the rest of his collection by his son in 1860, to become one of the founding collections of the Musée Granet.

H. Gibert, Catalogue du musée d'Aix (deuxième partie), notice de la galerie de tableaux, etc. donnée à la ville d'Aix par feu M. Bourguignon de Fabregoules (Aix, 1867), no. 804.
H. Gibert, Musée d'Aix, Bouches-du-Rhône, première partie comprenant les monuments archéologiques, les sculptures et les objets de curiosité (Aix, 1882), no. 1649.


© Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence.
Sent by the Museum in February 2012. Better than previous one.

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