Wax embossment: Leopold the Pious and his wife Agnes

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Further categories / Further kinds of objects

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/46.040

Description

Wax embossing arranged in a cardboard niche and portraying the Legend of the Veil. On the base is a plaque with the engraving “Leopold the Pious, Margrave in Austria, with his wife Agnes.” Left beside Agnes is the veil, which is being blown away, in the middle at the top a red-white-red shield behind which there is a bouquet of roses (originally falling from Leopold’s hand). Vienna or Lower Austria, 1780?

Height

41.5 cm

Width

18 cm

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

unknown

Provenance

Purchase from a private collection

Provenance according to museum / collection

Purchase from a family in Heiligenstadt

Committee in charge

Board of the Society for Folk Life and Folk Art

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.

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