We are proud to present you this magnificent Gothic Statue from the late Andres Laszlos Collection of 1000 years of Religious Sculptures.
The Handcarved Wooden Figure is a lovely depiction of a Saint. He has beautiful long hair, so maybe it is actually a Madonna. It is beautifully carved and has a beautiful Patina. He is a typical example of Spanish Gothic Sculptures and dates back to circa 1320-1380. The figure was most likely carved in Catalonia in Spain. About 50 years ago - when this sculpture was displayed amongst the former owners gallery exhibits - the late Spanish Art History Specialist Maria Luisa Gomez Moreno validated it. The Statue comes with a copy of the last exhibition catalog where it is listed as item number 14. (Please see pictures)
Provenance: Andres (Andras) Emerico Laszlo (von Keller) - famous author - found this amazing example of 14th Century Craftsmanship in Tarragona, Spain. This city is located in Catalonia. The figure was purchased in the 1940's or 1950's during Laszlos extensive travels through Spain and America where he gathered his collection of religious art.
Exhibitions: The last exhibition of this statue was during Laszlos last exhibition in 1969 at the Gallerie Jean-Francois Apesteguy in Deauville, France. The exhibition was called "1000 ans de sculptures primitives espagnoles". There were many more exhibitions of his large collection in the USA, Canada, Switzerland, Germany and more. They were very well received and celebrities like the famous painter Joan Miró visited them (Please see the picture of Miro and Lazlo at one of his exhibitions)
Condition: It has a beautiful Patina. One arm is missing. Good antique condition. Please see pictures.
Size: 26 1/2 inch in height
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