Emergency helpers relief of early Renaissance


Emergency helpers relief of early Renaissance


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Museum replica | polymer cast | hand-painted | gold-plated | format 26 x 58 cm.


Emergency helpers relief of early Renaissance

These three "emergency helpers" should help in all emergency situations: Christopher with Christ baby, Bishop Dionysius of Paris and Vitus. This vivid relief is a fragment of a pre-Reformation altar piece, created around 1500 A.C. in Southern Germany. Original in private collection. Polymer ars mundi museum replica, hand-cast, lavishly hand painted, partly gilded. Format: 26 x 58 cm.

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An art work that is cut in from a stone or wooden surface, not modeled in the round.

According to the degree of projection one can distinguish between low-relief or bas-relief and high relief. The sunk relief is a common form of reliefs in Ancient Egypt, where the depicted scenes were cut into the stone or wood surface.

Among the most famous reliefs are the works of the Florentine master Lorenzo Ghiberti. He created, among others, the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the "Gates of Paradise".