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Attributed to Pierre Simon Jaillot (b. Avignon 1631/3: d. Paris 1681)
Old smooth silky creamy patina with aged Ivory surface
Second half 17th Century
Size: 54cm high, 34cm wide - 21¼ ins high, 13½ ins wide
Also in Trusted, M.; ‘Baroque and Later Ivories’ London 2013 pg. 241-244 for the same example at V&A Museum illustrated
Pierre Simon Jaillot was based in Paris from 1657 onwards where he enrolled as a student at the Académie de St Luc. When he had become an established artist he was particularly praised for his ivory crucifixes, but also became well known for his difficult and temperamental personality.