Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kneeling female santos figure
  • Venezuela
  • kneeling female santos figure, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • wood, paint, gilding, carving
  • Object Height: 27.9 cm
    Object Height: 11 in
  • Transferred from the University of Kansas Natural History Museum
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet D3
  • 1948.0020
Label Text

Wood sculpture of a kneeling woman (probably Mary Magdalen). She has brown hair and is wearing a brown dress with gold flowers and a yellow and blue mantle. Her arms are outstretched and her head is slightly tilted.