Georg J. Lober
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Silver and black stone
14 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 in., 9 lb. (36.5 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm, 4.1kg) (show scale)
Incised around bottom edge of silver base: "AMER. ART F.DRY. N.Y."
Inscribed on proper right below figure: "GEORG LOBER 1925"
Gift of Bruce Douglas
Statuette of columnar figure of Madonna holding infant Christ, in Gothic style. She wears long robes with stylized drapery folds and a crown, Christ has a halo. Standing on half-dome atop stepped base with band of stylized foliate forms. Silver sculpture attached to simple black stone base that flares at bottom.
Condition: Good, some accretions in crevices.
Georg J. Lober (American, 1892-1961). Statuette "Madonna," 1925. Silver and black stone, 14 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 in., 9 lb. (36.5 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm, 4.1kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bruce Douglas, 26.153. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 26.153.jpg)
overall, 26.153.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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