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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

 


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.


Angel bust. Gothic Sculpture.

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


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. .


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.

 


Important bust of a virgin of the Annunciation. Gothic art.

Virgin of the Annunciation in sculpted limestone. Mid 15th century.

 


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.

 


Bust of the Virgin Mary. Gothic art.

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


Impost representing a laureate head. Gothic art.

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


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.


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.

 


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.

 


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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