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Marble statue of Minerva in the manner of Nicolaes Millich, late 17th century

Marble statue of Minerva in the manner of Nicolaes Millich, late 17th century.

Standing resolutely on her left leg formerly holding a spear in her right hand. Wearing a chiton falling in long folds over the right knee and tucked in at the waist, centred by a medusa emblem.

Nicolaes Millich 1629-1699

Dutch sculptor Nicolaes Milich was a was born in Antwerp 1629 and became 1657-1658 master sculptor in Antwerp´s  Guild of Saint Luke. He came to spend most of his life in Sweden in the periods between 1669-1676 and 1682-1688. Among his most prominent work is the statue carvings and decorations in the staircase and hall of Drottningholm Palace.

H.108 cm W. 30 cm

Condition:

Restorations.

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