Northern Mannerist School

Lot Details

Lot 17
Northern Mannerist School
16th Century
The Adoration of the Shepherds, with a Prophet Holding a Tablet in the Foreground
Inscribed in Latin DICITE IO, DEVS EST NOBIS HOMO FACTVS IESUS / NASCITUR, INTEGRA VIRGINE, DICITE IO (Speak, behold God is made man for us, Jesus born of an untouched virgin. Speak, behold) in the lower register
Oil on panel
26 1/2 x 19 5/8 inches (67.2 x 50 cm)


Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Panel is bowed horizontally. Some losses around the edges. Four long vertical cracks in the panel with losses that have been carefully repaired, one running through the Virgin's face. Some contours and shadows reinforced. A few touches of restoration elsewhere.


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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts/Old Master Paintings

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