Salvator Mundi, Spain XVIII

Our Salvator Mundi is dressed in red and gold. The movements of her clothing give life to the sculpture.
Her gaze is intense thanks to her sulphide eyes and raised eyelashes.

18th century

Saint Lucia sculpture

Our wooden sculpture of Saint Lucia is dressed in green, red with gold threads. Her eyes are blue to represent the purity of her soul and the period when she was blind. Around his neck is a cross.

18th century

Sculpture of a bather, XVIII

Sculpture representing a young woman going to the bath.
She delicately holds a basket of flowers in her right hand.

Late 18th century.

Workshop plaster representing the three Graces after Germain Pilon

In 1561, Catherine de Medici commissioned Germain Pilon to create an element of the funerary monument which was to be used to house the heart of her late husband, King Henry II. This monument was erected in the church of the Parisian convent of the Célestins.

19th century

Capipote Salvator Mundi

This capipote which represents the Salvator Mundi is very atypical in its proportions.
However, they were not intended to be unveiled, the capipotes being dressed.

Polychrome wood and stucco
Eyes in sulphide

Spain 19th century
Some gaps

Flemish Capipote

Capipote in carved wood and painted face.

These Virgins were used during processions, or in churches, chapels, oratories. They could also illustrate passages from the Bible for the often illiterate faithful and make the Holy Scriptures more understandable. They were dressed in a more or less luxurious way depending on the city, the village or the individual who owned them.

End of 18th century, beginning of 19th century