The Resurrection of Christ by Unknown Artist

Originally part of an altarpiece it depicts Christ holding the banner of the Resurrection and stepping out of an open sepulchre while soldiers appear awakened and dazzled.

Details

Medium:
Alabaster
Dimensions:
53 x 25 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Daniel Katz Ltd

With traces of original colour and gilding.

Provenance

Chapel of the Breuil-Benoit Castle, France; Les Eluminures, 'Moyen Age-Renaissance', Paris/Le Louvre des Antiquaries, Paris; present vendor.

Venue details

Ferens Art Gallery Queen Victoria Square, HULL East Yorkshire HU1 3RA 01482 613 902 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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