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Immaculate Conception
  • Egid Quirin Asam
    born: Tegernsee, Germany ; died: Mannheim, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Immaculate Conception, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • terracotta
  • Object Height: 34.9 cm
    Object Height: 13 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1953.0016

Sculpture of woman (Mary) standing in draping garment with arms bent at elbow and hands held close. Woman's hair is long, eyes are closed and her head is tilted to the left. She appears to be standing barefoot on a rocky ledge or uneven ground made up of human heads.