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Greco  Search this
Sculpture: marble; Base: limestone and flagstone
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
St. Anne's Catholic Church Mackinac Island Michigan 49757
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1994.
Image on file.
Greco CHIcago (On plaque on front of base:) St. Christopher's Prayer/Grant me O Lord a steady hand and watchful eye/That no one shall be hurt as I pass by./Thou gavest life, I pray no act of mine/May take away or mar that gift of Thine,/Shelter those, dear Lord, who bear me company,/From the evils of fire and all calamity./St. Christopher, holy patron of travellers,/Protect me and lead me safely to my destiny. signed
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Standing figure of Saint Christopher, wearing a robe and in bare feet. A little boy possibly the Christ Child sits on his proper left shoulder, and holds a ball in his proper left hand. Saint Christopher holds the child's legs with his proper left hand and a staff in his proper right hand. The sculpture is on top of a two-tiered base.
Religion--Saint--St. Christopher  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Cane  Search this
Object--Toy--Ball  Search this
Control number:
IAS MI000231
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums