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BACHELIER, Nicolas

The Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi
Date : 1544-1545
Designation : partie d'un ensemble de sculptures
Field : Sculpture
Material : Pierre
Technique : Demi-relief
Dimensions (cm) : Largeur : 84 Hauteur : 150
Location : Exhibited
Room : église
Inventory number : D 1980 1 3

Bas-reliefs in the Dalbade – The Adoration of the Magi

Four reliefs by Nicolas Bachelier come from a large altarpiece in the Dalbade, demolished in 1741, of which they are the only known elements:
The Annunciation (Inv. D 1980 1 1), the Nativity (Inv. D 1980 1 2), The Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple (Inv. D 1980 1 4).
The canon of ideal proportions of the bodies, the costumes of the holy characters and the compositions of scenes depicted in Antique architectural settings show a new assimilation of the art of the Italian Renaissance.
 

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