Wax profile of Saint Paul

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Workshop of Leonhard Posch (1750-1831): a wax oval profile portrait of the apostle Paul. Similar versions are known in ivory (German art market), cast iron (Schloss Charlottenburg, Berlin) and in bronze (Mimara museum in Zagreb: described there as a portrait of Michelangelo Buonarotti from the 16th century). In a frame of later date and with hair tear in the wax on the back plate. Size frame: 20.5 x 17.

Origin
Austria
Period
last quarter 18th century
Sizes
14 x 11 cm
Reference
130-575
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