Cherub in carved, polychrome painted, and partially gilt wood, 18th century…
In painted and partial gilt wood. 18th century
Large Baroque sculpture of a winged cherub or putto, standing in a dynamic pose with arms outstretched and an upward gaze. Beautifully executed carving, capturing with life-like delicacy the expression, the pose, and the pudginess of the subject. Finished in polychrome paint in skin tones, rouge, red, blue and brown. The wings and the ribbon that drapes his chest and waist are gilt.
Good condition overall. Losses and damages per age. Beautiful patina.
Height: 77 cm
Width: 44 cm
Depth: 45 cm