Description

Freiburg im Breisgau, c. 1750

Master Johann Christian Wentzinger (1710-1797), who is considered one of the most important sculptors from Baden of the Rococo period.

He created numerous altarpieces, choir stalls, baptismal fonts and tombs in the Freiburg area. For some years he worked at the cathedral in St. Gallen.

On the richly structured pedestal with acanthus leaves, a rock crystal and a putto head, the Madonna is standing in a dynamically draped garment on the globe with the snake.

Wood, carved with a very well preserved, in parts slightly restored, lustre polychromy.

Height 43 cm.

Handicrafts

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