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Angel in Prayer
  • Théodore Gechter
    1796–1844
    born: Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France), France ; died: Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France), France
  • Angel in Prayer, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 1/2 x 6 x 5 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 26.7 x 15.2 x 14 cm
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0276
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Bronze angel with gold patina. Angel with large bird-like wings kneeling on her left knee, clasps her hadns in front of her and looks heavenward. At her feet is a book (with illegible writing). Dressed in a classical looking garment the angels straight hair flows down over her shoulder.