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A fine cut paper picture, the design a crucifixion cross of flowers centred by a Chalice and Host with flaming hearts, standing on a mound made up of the elements of the crucifixion which have been further decorated with watercolour.


Above is the legend INRI; a text to the baseline, 'O Crux ave, spes unica', is taken from an ancient Roman hymn, 'O Hail the Cross Our Only Hope'.


French, early 19th century, within an early 20th century cassetta frame.


5 3/8 in x 6 5/8 in


Item Code: 3721

£ 550

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