Lot n° 6
1200 - 1500
Result with fees
: 1 300EUR
ECOLE CHINOISE DU XVIIIe Siècle
The Massacre of the Innocents
Gouache on vellum and embossed silver border decorated with geometric motifs
33 x 20,8 cm
The Bible, New Testament - Gospel according to Matthew 12: 16 ~ 18, translation by Louis Segond, 1910.
"Then Herod, seeing that he had been deceived by the wise men, became very angry, and sent to kill all the children from two years old and under who were in Bethlehem and in all its territory, according to the date which he had carefully inquired of the wise men. Then that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying, "There was a cry at
Ramah, weeping and great lamentation: Rachel weeps for her children, and will not be comforted, because they are no more.
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