Oct 07, 2021 - Sale 2581

Sale 2581 - Lot 213

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
St. Francis of Adelaide.

Cast marble, dust and resin, 2006. 305x254x140 mm; 12x10x5 1/2 inches. Signed, dated, and numbered 9/250 in black ink on the underside. Published by Cerealart, Philadelphia.

This neoclassical-style bust was influenced by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres's stained-glass window, Saint Francis of Adelaide in the Chapel of Saint Ferdinand, Paris. The strong, proud, athletic young man is dressed in street attire and holding a bible, orb and sceptre.