QUELLINUS, Artus I
(b. 1609, Antwerpen, d. 1668, Antwerpen)

Madonna Ara Coeli

c. 1644
Marble
Sint-Michielskathedraal, Brussels

In this work the effect of François Duquesnoy's classicism is easily recognizable in the symmetrical waves of the hair, the regular fall of the drapery, and the contrapposto pose.