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Sculptor:
Blessinger, Otto J.  Search this
Melchior, Harry  Search this
Medium:
Christ: metal, painted; Cross: limestone; Base: limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
St. Joseph Church 1020 Kundek Street South side of church Jasper Indiana 47546
Date:
1932
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Below Christ's feet, proper left: Foundry mark) (Front of base, incised lettering:) LO, TO THE JEWS A/STUMBLING BLOCK/AND TO THE GENTILES/FOOLISHNESS/1 COR. 1.23./NOR IS THERE/SALVATION IN ANY/OTHER BUT IN OUR/LORD JESUS CHRIST/OF NAZARETH WHOM/YOU HAVE CRUCIFIED/ACT. 4 10&12/1847 unsigned Founder's mark appears.
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:
Christ in loincloth is crucified on the cross. Sculpture is mounted upon a multitiered base and set on a square foundation, surrounded by a picket fence.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Emblem--Cross  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Corinthians  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Acts  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000666
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_336207