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Karel (Charles) Salieres (1885-1946) - large wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ - Ghent, Belgium - ca. 1920-1940

Lot reference 19130289
Karel (Charles) Salieres (1885-1946) - large wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ - Ghent, Belgium - ca. 1920-1940

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Generally in good condition, see pictures and description - 57 cm

A beautiful sculpture from the period ca. 1920-1940 made of 1 piece of beech wood. The sculpture has a height of 57 cm and weighs 3.3 kg.

- overall in a good condition.
- very slightly damaged to his right hand;
- behind the head damaged (see photo) this was probably the place where a copper aureole support was fastened;
- the pedestal has normal signs of use considering the age of the sculpture.

Info about the artist:

Name: Salieres, K.
Baptismal name: Salieres, Charles Jean
Date of birth: 01-01-1885
Place of birth: Waarschoot
Profession: Sculptor
Location: Gent
Description: Probably Charles also went by the name Karel, hence the signature 'K' on the War Memorial in the Sint-Lievenspoortstraat. Salieres was trained in sculpture at the Academy of Ghent and lived in Sint-Lievensstraat until 1937. In 1937, Salieres moved to Gentbrugge.
Sources: Daniel Van Ryssel, Lexicon van Oost-Vlaamse schilders en beeldhouwers 1700-1940,

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