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Sculptor:
Garcia, Hector  Search this
Medium:
Relief: limestone; Slab and shelf: limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
St. Joseph Catholic Church 1700 North Main Street Above church entrance Bluffton Indiana 46714
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
Image on file.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A relief depicting a standing figure of St. Joseph holding a child on his proper left shoulder. The child extends both arms and looks down into the face of St. Joseph. St. Joseph raises both hands to support the child. St. Joseph wears a knee-length tunic. The relief projects from a long, rectangular slab with a shelf protruding from the bottom. The relief is mounted above the entrance to the church.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--Saint--St. Joseph  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000593
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_334163