Selected works for the Gothic, Renaissance and High Period periods. Sale of sculptures, statuary and reliefs such as virgin with child, religious sculpture and architectural elements, columns, capitals and corbels.

Niklaus Weckmann. Saint John. Carved linden.

Large Saint John in sculpted linden, hollow back. South Germany, workshop of Niclaus Weckmann in Ulm towards the end of the 15th century. Our Saint John presents all the characteristics of the style of the master of Ulm: the expressive face with emaciated features, the delicately sculpted and openwork hair with its striated and wavy locks. The coat features fringe and pleats with characteristic crocheted appendages and triangle tips. The hollowed back also shows the mark of the master: the woodpecker hole digged at the back of the skull, characteristic of Weckmann.

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Head of an apostle or a prophet. Carved marble.

Superb head of an apostle by an Italian master from the end of the 13th century or beginning of the 14th century. Beautiful wavy beard, almond eyes, well marked cheekbones.

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Italian gothic sculpture Altounian collection. Marble relief fragment.

Small marble head representing a bearded man in profile, an apostle or a prophet. This sculpture comes from the Joseph Altounian collection dispersed during the Artcurial sale of September 18, 2019. It bears on the reverse the typical label of the Joseph Altounian collections Ref: Annexe 622. Our sculpture has been cited as coming from the close circle of Giovanni Pisano. Without being able to affirm this attribution with certainty, our marble nevertheless belongs to the Tuscan school of the beginning of the 14th century, under the influence of sculptors such as Pisano or Giovanni di Balduccio. The comparison with the latter is interesting, Giovanni di Balducio produced capitals and funerary reliefs with representations very close to our marble.

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Saint Sebastian Lombard school. Renaissance alabaster.

Large Saint Sebastian finely carved in alabaster. The saint is attached to a column surmounted by a capital, beautiful soft features and superb hair with long openwork and wavy locks. This statue was the object of a devotion as evidenced by the wear of the face and the accident on the nose.

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Renaissance Apostle Statue. Northern France or Flanders.

Beautiful limestone apostle. Beautiful and very expressive bearded face with curly hair. He is dressed in antique style and in a dynamic posture that contrasts with the Gothic figurations of previous centuries.

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Bust of Gothic Virgin. Lorraine 14th century.

Important bust of Saint or Virgin of the Annunciation. Life size veiled woman. Full-featured face with almond-shaped eyes and large locks of curly wawy hair sticking out of the veil. Tiny traces of polychromy.

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Madonna and Child. 14th century Parisian workshops.

Very beautiful Virgin and Child in oak characteristic of the corpus of Ile de France workshops from the beginning of the 14th century, particularly illustrated by the work of ivory or monumental sculpture .
Our Virgin is a rare example of carved wood using these canons. Beautiful face of the Virgin with ample volumes on the drapes, elegance of the posture characteristic of these workshops.

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Polychrome Virgin of the Annunciation. Catalonia.

Large Virgin of the Annunciation in polychrome wood. Our Virgin is represented in the phase of the Conturbatio, Mary expresses her amazement and is represented as a young girl with soft and resigned features. The long dress with a notched collar typical of the end of the 13th century has preserved magnificent blue and red decorations, applied directly to wood or to starched canvas, which is still well preserved.

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Catalan School of the 13th century. Bishop statue in polychrome wood.

Large polychrome wooden statue representing a holy bishop carrying a crosier and making the sign of blessing. The sculpture stands out for the simplicity of its forms, the rigid technique of straight lines and the design of the face still reminiscent of the Romanesque style. The plasticity of the face, the folds of the dress, the rigidity of the forms lead us to place this work at the beginning of the Gothic period, in the 13th century, with Romanesque influences still present in the expressions and the posture. Our sculpture shows traces of polychromy and gilding.

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Sedes Sapientiae. Mosan Virgin with Child.

Large Virgin and Child in oak from the end of the 13th century or beginning of the 14th century. The plasticity of the faces and of Christ evoke the 13th century (the face of the Virgin evokes the face of the Romanesque Sedes Sapientiae of Seron) while the drapes of the Virgin's dress herald the following century. Marie, with her beautiful oval face, is seated on a throne bench. Mosan Virgins are rarer in collections than the southern European ones.
Remains of polychromy and gilding. Hollowed back with hook closure.

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Head of an apostle, Gothic period. Paris or Ile de France.

Important head of an apostle statue. Long and antiquating features. Erosion due to long exposure to the elements observable on the hair. Limestone deposits. Exceptional sculpture, probably Paris, 13th century.

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Enthroned Virgin. French Catalonia - Maria Lactans

Rare wooden polychrome Virgin and Child from the Fenouillèdes region representing Virgo Lactans. Before this discovery, only 3 medieval nursing madonnas were known in the Pyrénées Orientales. Our Virgin is distinguished by the quality of its execution, the preservation of its polychromy and a known origin. Mary is seated on the throne with a gentle and mysterious air. The Child on his knees holds the Book on and raises the index and middle fingers of his right hand.

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French crowned queen's head. Champagne.

Large crowned queen's head with trace of polychromy in half-bump. The crown features a fleur-de-lis and cabochons. The almond-shaped eyes are framed by well-marked eyelids with incised eyelashes. Youthful, oval face with full features characteristic of the late 14th and early 15th century Gothic period. The mouth is small with a nostalgic expression. The hair is represented in fine locks, without a veil.

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Head of apostle or Christ. 13th century

Head of apostle or Christ in sculpted limestone. Elongated face with a large forehead and long hair with thick wavy locks on the sides
The almond-shaped eyes are underlined by the hemmed eyelids. Small modern plinth in reconstituted stone.

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Saint John Evangelist. Carved oak.

Beautiful Saint-Jean in oak wood carved from the Gothic period. Standing, his left leg bent, he is dressed in a dress tied at the waist with a belt and a coat with a chest strap. The clothes have loose, straight folds.

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Saint John evangelist. Polychrome wooden sculpture

Altarpiece sculpted in half-round wood, polychromed and gilded.
Seated at his desk, he holds a stylus in his left hand and an inkwell in the other; elongated face, framed by long wavy hair, with eyes tapering towards the temples; he is dressed in a simple belted tunic and a coat, one side of which falls to the front of the knees. Hollow back.

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Polychrome stone figure. Pilgrim End of the Gothic period.

Pilgrim figure in sculpted and polychromed limestone. He holds a calabash in his left hand. He probably held the pilgrim's staff in his missing right hand. Very beautiful face framed by a long and bifid beard.

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Angel bust. Gothic Sculpture.

Sculpted limestone bust of an angel with characteristic 14th century hairstyle and drapery.

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Polychrome Altarpiece. Entombment of Christ.

Beautiful altarpiece element in polychrome limestone depicting the Entombment and depicting 6 characters surrounding Christ. Joseph of Arimathea and Mary are depicted at his bedside.
This piece is distinguished by the presence of 6 personages instead of the traditional 7, John beardless and seated is present, as well as Nicodemus, one of the 3 holy women (Marie Madeleine, Marie Salomé and Marie Cléophas) ​​is absent from the scene. .

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Colonnette. First Gothic art.

Rare and beautiful column with carved mythical creatures in a floral backdrop mixed with geometric patterns. This beautiful column undoubtedly comes from a Gothic portal. The romanesque influence is still very noticeable.

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Head of a Gothic king. Sculpted stone

Crowned king's head with traces of polychromy. Former Joseph Laissus collection (1900-1969), engineer and president of the Société Jules Verne, Paris.

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Bust of the Virgin Mary. Gothic art.

Bust of a crowned madonna. Typical production of workshops in Lorraine or eastern France. Traces of polychromy.

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Impost representing a laureate head. Gothic art.

Laureate and bearded head probably representing an emperor, Charlemagne or a Roman emperor.

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Fragment of a Gothic tympanum. Angel of the Last Judgment.

Important and rare fragment of a Gothic tympanum. In a mandorla, angel under the arm of god, hand raised in the attitude of judgment.

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Stele of the falconer. Bas-relief.

Important bas-relief representing a falconer. He holds in his raised right hand a typical lure from the 13th and 14th century. Stele seemingly unfinished in its lower part.

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Virgin and Child. Normandy or Ile de France, end of the 13th century.

Important virgin with gothic child. A style still imbued with mysticism for this great virgin in limestone. Gilding and traces of polychromy.

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Saint Peter. End of the Gothic period.

Saint Peter in majesty from the beginning of the 15th century. A moving regional work. Polychrome wood. Hollow back

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Gothic sculpture sees a profusion and diversification of media. Still austere for the first Gothic art, statuary knows an explosion of Marian worship with series of virgins and children. Architectural works remain with capitals, corbels and columns. The Ekinium gallery offers a series of religious and secular works from the gothique period.

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