Details

Title

Angel

Artist/Maker

Artist once known

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Yellow pine

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches

Credit

Purchase with funds from the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

Accession #

1993.114

On View

Currently not on view

Little is known about this elegant angel except that it was found in Alabama. Kneeling in prayer with its arms raised in benediction, it may have been carved for a church or possibly for a sheltered area near a gravesite. It still bears the remains of its original coating of white paint.

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