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Oil on canvas, framed. Featuring a portrait of Judas Thaddaeus (1st Century BC). Unsigned with rich craquelure throughout canvas. 19th century. Possible of Judas Thaddaeus and not to be confused with Judas Iscariot. He is one of the lesser known biographical disciples, but is greatly revered by the people. He has, according to legend, preached the gospel together with Simon the Zealot in Mesopotamia, Syria and Persia. There, the two apostles, possibly relatives of Jesus, as well as James the Younger, were probably martyred by magicians by a hatchet or slapped Judas with a club and Simon sawn. 50 x 37.5 cm (19.7 x 14.8 inches). Frame size: 60.5 x 47.5 cm (23.8 x 18.7 inches). . PROVENANCE: This lot carries limited provenance from a Private German estate
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American, 19th century : This work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).
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Oil Canvas Unsigned Portrait Judas Thaddaeus

Estimate $300 - $600Feb 27, 2020
Starting Price $50
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