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Prophet from the Old Testament

Fernão Muñoz and Olivier de Gand1510/1521

Convent of Christ

Convent of Christ
Tomar, Portugal

Sculpture created by the Flemish woodcarver Olivier de Gand (and his assistant Fernão de Munoz), who was hired by King Manuel I in the first half of the 16th century. His mission was to enrich the iconographic program of the Templar chapel with wood sculpted images over cormels and canopies, in the frontal arches and in the ambulatory wall of the chapel.

Details

  • Title: Prophet from the Old Testament
  • Creator: Fernão Muñoz, Olivier de Gand
  • Date Created: 1510/1521
  • Location Created: Tomar, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 173 cm
  • Type: Madeira policromada
  • Rights: DGPC em Portugal - José Paulo Ruas
  • Medium: Painted wood

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