Crucifixion Group by Pierre Simon Jaillot

Crucifixion group depicting Christ flanked by the two thieves, the Virgin, St John, Mary Magdalene and two pairs of cherubs.

Details

Medium:
Ivory and wood
Dimensions:
48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £94,775; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

First recorded in 1787 when presented to the Cure of St Germain l'Auxerrois, Paris. Lord Astor of Hever, Hever Castle Collection sale, Sotheby's, 6/5/83, lot 332.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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