Hl. Florian | 3. Tiberius Auktion

40° 33′ 0” N 14° 16′ 0” O

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St. Florian

"Danube School"
Around 1520

After sale price:  4.600

  • USD: 5.270$

Additional information

Danube school, around 1520
Lime wood carved in relief
Original finish
Height 85 cm

Masterful relief in expressive character. The profane-looking representation in contemporary clothing with breastplate is very rare to find. We know St. Florian actually only in full, medieval knight's armor. If we look at the head with the cap and the beard in the fashion of the South German Renaissance, this sculpture is strikingly reminiscent of sculptural works, for example, by Loy Hering and Daniel Mauch and other great carvers, or the paintings of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Albrecht Altdorfer etc.

The great state of preservation underlines the historical significance of this sculpture.

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