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Christ in Mandorla

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Christ in Mandorla

The mandorle word (from Italian) means almond. It indicates a figure in shape of oval or of almond which contained sacred characters.

On goatskin. Medieval tempera.

Pigments: ultramarine blue, Prussian blue, Cadmium red dark, yellow ochre, Cinnabar, Raw sienna earth, White of Meudon, Ercolano red, cadmium yellow dark.

Gold leaf on plate.

Dimensions: 9.7 x 14.8 cm

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