Religious folk art: Sudarium
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Holy Face of Jesus - Sudarium
Title: “Respice in faciem Christi tui”
Two weeping angels standing on a cloud, the larger one holding the sudarium (sweat cloth) with the sacred face of Jesus in both hands, next to him a smaller angel with a burning torch in his hand.
Original coloured copper engraving on vellum. Signature: F. Huberti (Frans Huberti, Flemish engraver of the 17th century, see Benezit, vol. V), Netherlands c. 1680
Sheet size: 12,3 x 9 cm
Very good condition of this devotional picture.