Gallery II : Wood , bronze & stone works of art from the Gothic , Renaissance , 17th century period - Haute Epoque

The Resurrection of Christ

Retable carving ( fragment )
Height : 38.5cm
Circa 1500
French or Belgian


Cristo Vivo

Carved wood with Original polychrome paint
Length : 33cm
18th century

Mounted on a modern base
Total height : 42cm



Statue of a draped woman

Bronze ( with traces of gilding )
Hollow cast
Representing one of the Goddesses of the four seasons
Probably a part from a cabinet
Height : 17cm
17th century
Flemish ( Belgian ) or French

Mounted with hand forged iron nails on a walnut base
Total height : 22cm


Arquebusier angel

An angel depicting with an arquebus (an early muzzle loaded firearm) instead of a sword traditional for martial angels , dressed in clothing inspired by that of Spanish aristocrats
Oil on canvas
18th century
Dimensions of the painting : 37cm - 26cm
Cuzco school

The canvas is professionally assembled on new stretcher bars and reframed
Dimensions of the frame : 43.5cm - 32.5cm
Ex private collection (the Netherlands)



Virgin Mary with the Arma Christi

Miniature oil painting on copper
Showing the kneeling Madonna with the Passion instruments
Dimensions of the miniature painting : 13.5cm - 11.5cm
Late 17th century
Flanders  (Belgium) or French

Mounted in a later wooden frame
Dimensions of the frame : 16cm - 14cm


Retable carving

Carved oak
Dimensions : height 24.5cm - width 18cm
Early 16th century
Southern Netherlands


Christ as the Good Shepperd

Miniature oil painting on copper
Dimensions : height 16cm - width 13cm
17th century
Flanders - Belgium

Mounted in a later oak frame
Dimensions : height 17.5cm - width 14.5cm


Head of Christ

Carved oak
Height : 8cm
Late 17th - early 18th century

Mounted on a later wooden stand
Total height : 15cm

The Resurrection of Christ

Carved oak panel
Showing the Resurrection of Christ with two Roman soldiers
Dimensions of the carving : height 35cm - width 23.5cm
Early 17th century
Netherlandish or German

The panel is mounted in a 19th century oak door / frame
Dimensions : height 49cm - width 33cm


Saint Augustine

Height 26cm
19th century
French or Belgium


Christ - Ecce Homo

Oil on canvas
Fragment from a larger painting
16th century
Laid on a later wooden panel
Dimensions of the painting : 31.5cm - 27.5cm
Mounted in 19th century wooden frame
Dimensions of the frame : 42cm - 38.5cm
Spanish or Italian

Paint losses and some old repaintings



Carved oak
Length : 29.5cm
Early 16th century
Flanders - Brabant region

Mounted on a later wooden base
Total height : 35cm



Franciscan monk

Carved oak
Height : 84cm
Late 16th - early 17th  century
Hispano Flamand

Minimal traces of polychrome paint



Saint Jerome in His study

Miniature painting on ivory
Size : circa 13cm - 9.5cm
18th century
In a 19th century tortoise shell veneered frame
Size of the frame : 20cm - 15cm
French or Belgian

Little part of the tortoise shell missing on the bottom of the frame (restored)


The Resurrection of Lazarus

Master drawing
Executed in ink and grey wash
Size : 23cm - 20.5cm
17th century
French school

Mounted behind glass in a modern black wooden frame
Size of the frame : 53cm - 43cm



 Apostle figure

Saint Peter
Carved oak
Height : 39.5cm
16th century
German - probably Upper Rhine region


Fire brick - tile

Showing a cartouche with the pelican feeding her young (Christian Symbol)
Measurements : height 21.5cm - width 18cm
Ca 1700
The Low Countries



Virgin Mary

Standing on the crescent moon  with Her hands folded in prayer
Long tresses of hair falling over Her shoulders
Carved oak
Height 90cm
16th century
French or German


Retable figure

Showing the torturer from the Flagellation of Christ
The whip in his raised hand is missing
Oak wood
Height : 28.5cm
16th century
Mounted on a velvet covered modern base
Total height : 36.5cm
Probably Belgian



Susanna and the Elders

Carved oak panel - coffer front
Measurements :  height 43cm - width 67cm  - depth 4cm
Measurements of the panel : height 23cm - width 46cm
16th century

Two elders watch Susanna as she bathes. They later approach Susanna and demand she have sex with them or they will falsely accuse her of cheating on her husband with a young man. She rejects the offer and shouts for help. In court, Susanna stands against her accusers but is proclaimed guilty of infidelity. On her way to execution, Daniel is led by God to tell the people to return for a retrial. Daniel questions each elder individually and discovers their lie. Susanna is freed and the two elders are put to death instead.



Linenfold panel

Carved oak
Measurements:  height 46cm - width 19cm
17th century
French or English



Armorial panel

Carved oak panel depicting a family chrest with horned helmet and tower  - a shield with tower and arrow and foliage
Measurements: height 42cm - width 39.5cm
17th century
Probably Netherlandish



Head of a putto

Carved stone
In beautiful weathered condition
Height circa 11.5cm
Early 17th century

Mounted on a later iron base
Total height 19cm

Saint - Apostle

Length 50.5cm
14th - 15th century
French or Spanish - Pyrenees ?

Mounted on a later velvet covered base
Total height 53.5cm

Naive figurative carved panel

Depicting a praying female holding a Cross  above a male figure looking upwards
Oak wood
Part from a chest or piece of furniture
Length 56cm - 16.5cm wide and 4 cm deep
17th century



Carved stone
13th - 14th century
23.5cm high
Mounted on a custom made stand
Total height - 27.5cm
Probably French


Lion head carving

Carved walnut
Length 34cm
16th - 17th century
Probably French