QUELLINUS, Artus I
(b. 1609, Antwerpen, d. 1668, Antwerpen)
Polychromed wood, height 147 cm
O.-L. Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp
This emotionally charged sculpture probably belonged to the Antwerp Cathedral's original decorations. It was confiscated during the French occupation and returned in the mid-19th century. The polychroming was renewed that time.