Christ in the Garden
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
22 3/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (56.8 x 38.4 x 2.9 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed lower left corner: "A. FAGGi / 1949"
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Alfeo Faggi (American, born Italy, 1885-1966). Christ in the Garden, 1949. Bronze, 22 3/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (56.8 x 38.4 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 50.37. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.37.jpg)
overall, 50.37.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Rectangular 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.
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