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St. Francis of Adelaide
  • Kehinde Wiley, artist
    born 1977
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
    Cerealart Projects LLC, publisher
  • St. Francis of Adelaide, 2006
  • Where object was made: United States
  • marble dust, resin, casting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30.5 x 25.4 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 10 x 5 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0192
Label Text

Half-length bust depicting a young man with a shaven head wearing a simple tank top and holding a delicate scepter, an open book, and a globe in his left hand. His right arm terminates just below the shoulder, and his torso rests on a flared, columnar base.