Lot 144: Rare European Carved Wooden Woman in Prayer
27 October 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
** A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit The Fowler Museum at UCLA **
Europe, probably Spain, ca. 19th century (or possibly earlier). Wonderful carved wooden statue of a woman in prayer. She kneels upon a low bench with cushions, wearing long black cape and dress, V-shaped white sash over her chest, neck fruff as often shown in early Dutch paintings, her hands held together in prayer. She has such a wonderful serene expression! Size: 19" H (48.3 cm)
Provenance: Ex - Morgan collection, Santa Monica, Ca.
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Condition Report: Minor loss at front and proper right side of bonnet else e excellent