Adoration of the Magi

Cartapesta (papier maché) with polychromy and gilding | 29 x 22.4 x 4.5cm | 1470-1480

Unknown Artist

Cartapesta (papier-maché) was an inexpensive and widely used medium for sculpture in the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Due to its inherent fragility, few examples survive. This relief includes a playful detail embraced by artists working in o...
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