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Nicole Maleine Antiques, Inc
This is an extremely rare first quarter of the 16th century polychrome Madonna and Jesus, commonly called VIERGE A L'ENFANT dites en Majeste by the French, sculpted from a single piece of larch during the reign of King Francis I. This piece is originally coming from the Languedoc-Roussillon area, a former administrative region in southern France. This stunning antique is typical of the era by its Renaissance representation. Mary is depicted as a queen with young Jesus as a crowned prince, both a...