Religious folk art: Saint Mary
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Religious folk art – Monastic paper lace work
Title: „Mater doloro(sa)“
A depiction of Saint Mary with a knife through her heart and the crucified Jesus Christ on her lap, below the title: „Mater doloro(sa)“ (Pietà and Our Lady of Sorrows). Framing the gouache painting is an elaborate paper lace work of flowers and rocailles, coloured and gilded.
Large baroque paper lace picture with decorative gouache painting on vellum. Southern Germany, c. 1780.
Size: 28 x 19 cm
Beautiful monastery work, slight colour chipping, altogether in very good condition.