A life sized santo, S. Giuseppe. Trapani, Sicily 1680.
ITALY end of XVII Century.
The sculpture was made in Trapani, Sicily and depicts Saint Joseph. Is realized in carved fruitwood, finisced with color, and for the head, arms and feet with refined chalk (pastiglia) and color. Sulphur glass eyes. Movable arms and legs, solid bust. The artistic result is highlight mainly in the head and particularly in the face, intensively expressive. Original metal hooks for the legs placement and positioning. Contemporary stand. Italy end XVII century.
55,5” – 141 CM H 17” – 43 CM L 14” – 35,5 CM D