Lot 81
Antique Continental Life Size Carved Torso of a Saint
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, possibly Spanish or Italian, carved and painted wood, depicting a well rendered naturalistic bearded male figure with wide eyed expression and open mouth, the figure would have been clothed and exhibited within the church during religious holidays/events, appears unmarked.

32 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 10 in.

From the Collection of the late Keith Stanley, Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Duke University, North Carolina

Some surface staining with scattered paint and wood loss; areas of retouch to painted surfaces; several holes and vertical cracks; later brackets to interior.

$1,000 - 3,000