Corbel depicting a crowned queen. Ref.174
Corbel depicting a crowned queen. Romanesque art Poitou.
Important corbel depicting a queen with heraldic lily crown. The features are reminiscent of the Romanesque sculptures of Poitou. A possibly depiction of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and wife of Louis VII. The corbels featuring Eleanor of Aquitaine are known in Poitou.
Works related to probable representations of Eleanor of Aquitaine: corbels of the churches Church of Notre-Dame-des-Anges d'Angles, Saint-Martial Church of Douhet, Saint-Martial Church of Montmorillon and the corbel discovered in Bradwell Abbey , England. Bibliography: Kenaan-Kedar Nurith, Debiès Marie-Hélène - Les modillons de Saintonge et du Poitou comme manifestation de la culture laïque.
Origin: Poitou - France
Size: Height 26cm
Period: 12th century
Condition: Good state of conservation
Price: 4 200€