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Wierix, de Mallery - Exceptional gilded adoration of the Magi

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Wierix, de Mallery - Exceptional gilded adoration of the Magi / Description: This unique piece with contemporary delicate highlights in shell gold, depicts a scene from the series "The Life of Mary". Seated on the lap of Mary, the Christ Child blesses the old kneeling king who offers him his gift. Behind Mary, we find Joseph and two angels. On the right, the two other kings also offer their gifts. Behind them follows a procession of spectators climbing the hill and approaching the scene through the gate. Among them are many soldiers and a camel. In the distance, we discern a city in the hills. High in the sky, the star shines and touches the scene on Earth with its rays. The subscript recounts the gold, myrrh and frankincense. / Dimensions: 10,00 x 6,40 cm / Condition: Unique piece with contemporary heightening in shell gold. Trimmed on the plate edge. / Literature: Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 / Les Estampes des Wierix ... catalogue raisonné (625 b) / Medium: Engraving /Circa: Before 1635
Wierix, de Mallery - Exceptional gilded adoration of the Magi / Description: This unique piece with contemporary delicate highlights in shell gold, depicts a scene from the series "The Life of Mary". Seated on the lap of Mary, the Christ Child blesses the old kneeling king who offers him his gift. Behind Mary, we find Joseph and two angels. On the right, the two other kings also offer their gifts. Behind them follows a procession of spectators climbing the hill and approaching the scene through the gate. Among them are many soldiers and a camel. In the distance, we discern a city in the hills. High in the sky, the star shines and touches the scene on Earth with its rays. The subscript recounts the gold, myrrh and frankincense. / Dimensions: 10,00 x 6,40 cm / Condition: Unique piece with contemporary heightening in shell gold. Trimmed on the plate edge. / Literature: Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 / Les Estampes des Wierix ... catalogue raisonné (625 b) / Medium: Engraving /Circa: Before 1635

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