Research: Luce Center for American Art

Christ in the Garden
Accession #50.37
Artist Alfeo Faggi
TitleChrist in the Garden
Dimensions22 3/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (56.8 x 38.4 x 2.9 cm)
SignedInscribed lower left corner: "A. FAGGi / 1949"
Credit LineAnonymous gift
LocationVisible Storage: Case 4, Shelf N (Sculpture)
DescriptionRectangular plaque with low relief scene of Christ seated on a round rock and leaning into the curved trunk of a tree with eyes closed and hands crossed below head; tree top with leaves and clusters of hanging grapes or flowers across top of plaque; all of the forms are stylized and rendered in linear and geometric patterns. Condition: Good.