Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Saint Damian
  • Circle of Ignaz Günther
    active late 1700s
  • Saint Damian, circa 1750–1765
  • Where object was made: Electorate of Bavaria (present-day Germany)
  • linden wood, polychromy, gilding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 172.2 x 75.2 x 42.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 67 3/4 x 29 5/8 x 16 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, S1
  • 1950.0091
Label Text

Carved figure (Bavarian Rococo style) wearing a cloak with lapels. Beard and hair to the shoulders. earing a hat with stripped fabric drapped around and hanging down in the back. Holding a lidded jar in his proper right hand. Proper right hand extended with the fingers splayed, palm down. On a square base with grass.