The circumcision of Christ. Plaster sculpture.

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About this work


Left and right, a boy holding a candle. Centre, the circumcision being carried out by three people: on the left a man holds Jesus's foot, in the centre a priest holds the knife, and on the right a bald man holds Jesus's left hand and supports his back. In the background, Saint Joseph (left) and the Virgin (right) are shown in very shallow relief

Physical description

1 sculpture : plaster, coloured, circular ; diameter of plaster approximately 6 x approximately 6 cm + 1 frame (carved and gilded with symmetrical scrollwork, glazed with glass, with suspension hook at top)


Wellcome Collection 4528i


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