Alfeo Faggi (American, born Italy, 1885–1966). <em>Christ in the Garden</em>, 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)

Christ in the Garden

Artist:Alfeo Faggi

Medium: Bronze


Dimensions: 22 3/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (56.8 x 38.4 x 2.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 50.37

Image: 50.37.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: Good.

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