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Marble bas-relief - Saint George and the Dragon - 41 x

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Lot 0254 Details

Description
  • Title: Marble bas-relief - Saint George and the Dragon - 41 x 47 cm - Period 1800
  • Maker: Master sculptors of time
  • Origin: Italy, Venice, from a church in the city
  • Date/Period: Period 1800
  • Materials:Yellow Nembro marble
  • Dimensions:Measurements:- Width 41 cm- Length 47 cm- Thickness 4,5 cmWeight 13 Kg.
  • Description:Very rare bas-relief depicting St. George on horseback in the act of killing the Dragon, in yellow Nembro marble, completely worked and carved by hand with absolute care and precision. Very particular for its shape and quite small size. Period 1800.Part of a couple, it was flanked by another work depicting St. Michael, placed on the back wall of the presbytery of a church in Venice, then moved to a private home.The veining and patina of the marble is overwhelming.Of excellent workmanship and high quality craftsmanship.Perfect proportions, small size and appropriate weight. A unique and exclusive masterpiece of its kind.Excellent attention to detail and details (fineness of the face, the anatomy of the horse and dragon), the majesty of the creation transmits strength and light.Optimal if hung on the wall or placed above a sturdy and special tripod.Legend has it that this saint killed the monster because the latter with his breath killed people, he asked the citizens to convert and baptize themselves in exchange.It works with obvious allegorical messages, the victory of good over evil.A Latin engraving on the underside identifies the subject.It's in excellent condition, intact.It will be shipped in a properly packed wooden crate.Safe, traceable and cheap shipping worldwide.Measurements:- Width 41 cm- Length 47 cm- Thickness 4,5 cmWeight 13 Kg.

    Reserve: $1,700.00

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  • Condition
    In excellent condition, intact
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    Marble bas-relief - Saint George and the Dragon - 41 x

    Estimate $2,000 - $2,500Aug 12, 2020
    Starting Price $1,100
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