interesting large early c19th coloured religious engraving or aquatint in watergilded frame after the original oil by grao vasco

Interesting large early C19th coloured religious engraving or aquatint in water-gilded frame after the original oil by Grao Vasco.


| $481 USD | €430 EUR

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ML 219


Interesting large early C19th coloured religious engraving or aquatint of St.Peter in water-gilded frame after the original oil by Grao Vasco .
Brightly-coloured engraving featuring a large central seated religious figure on a throne , depicting St.Peter holding ‘the keys to the kingdom of heaven’ .
The background depicting two scenes from the life of Christ, showing what appears to be St.Peter and disciples on left and a scene of the Crucifixion on the right .
The original oil on panel painting by the Portuguese artist Grao Vasco was conceived in circa 1529 as an altarpiece for a side altar in Viseu Cathedral. It in now exhibited in the Grao Vasco museum in Viseu.
Mounted in its original water-gilded frame surround , only minor rubbing and wear commensurate with age .
The engraving in excellent condition with strong, bright colours with no deterioration from sunlight exposure.
H 26”
W 24”
D 2”
Portugal c.1800
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Internal Ref: ML 219


Height = 65 cm (26")
Width = 60 cm (24")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

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