Ravenna Mosaic Co., "Angel with Staff & Orb"
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Glass mosaic, copy after the original executed by the Ravenna Mosaic Company of New York and St. Louis, Missouri. Retaining paper label on the verso. This panel is illustrated in the Ravenna Project, at Pius XII Memorial Library of Saint Louis University. They identify the artist as Hermann Schaper (German, 1853-1911), who based this image on an ancient Roman mosaic found in Aix La Chapelle (Aachen, Germany).
DOA 52 x 43.75 in.
The Ravenna Mosaic Co. is responsible for many of the finest Art Deco mosaics in the United States. They worked with such great mosaic and mural artists as Hildreth Meire and Lumen Winter on projects as far-reaching as Rockefeller Center in New York City, the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., and the St. Louis Cathedral in Missouri.
$3,000 - 5,000