Infant Jesus
18th century, India

Material
Polychrome wood

Dimensions
Width: 20 cm
Height: 78 cm
Depth: 20 cm

This wooden sculpture depicts the Christ child. With the more common name of Infant Jesus, He appears to us standing on a sphere on which a cross has been painted in gold. He wears no clothing and his right hand is raised in blessing; his left hand appears to be holding some other symbolic object, maybe a cross. His body is realistic...
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Ecce Homo
17th century, India

Material
Polychrome wood

Dimensions
Width: 53 cm
Height: 183 cm
Depth: 53 cm

This sculpture depicts a suffering Christ at the moment of his arrest. The Gospels tell of how Governor Pontius Pilate believed him to be innocent but that, as the Jews wanted him put to death anyway, he had Christ whipped, believing this to be the most serious punishment which could be inflicted on him. Jesus is standing on a cloud ...
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Infant Jesus
17th century, India

Material
Polychrome wood

Dimensions
Width: 30 cm
Height: 106 cm
Depth: 30 cm

This wooden sculpture depicts the Christ child. With the more common name of Infant Jesus, He appears to us standing on a sphere, the evocative representation of the globe. He wears no clothing and his right hand is raised in blessing; his left hand appears to be holding some other symbolic object, maybe a cross. His body is real, sm...
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Madonna with Child
18th century, Goa, India

Material
Wood and ivory

Dimensions
Width: 20 cm
Height: 43 cm
Depth: 16 cm

The Virgin Mary holding Baby Jesus on her left arm is one of the most widespread iconographies of the Madonna. The saint's whole body, wrapped in a triumph of drapery, is made of lacquered teak. The effect created by the carved edge of her cloak is magnificent. Her head, hands and the baby have been produced in polychrome ivory.
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Christ crucified
18th century, Goa, India

Material
Polychrome wood

Width: 19 cm
Height: 23 cm

The body of the Christ Crucified has been produced from a single block of carved, painted wood. The upper limbs have been connected to the bust using wooden pins fastened with glue. The anatomy of the body is natural and well-modelled, and the garment encircling his hips with soft drapes has a gilded edge. The torments of the passion...
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