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Statuette

Statuette

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.54-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This terracotta statuette representing the Church was probably made in the 18th century Italy. This is perhaps by the same hand as A. 51 and A. 55-1930.

Physical description

Statuette in terracotta of the Church depicted as a female, barefoot, wearing the papal tiara and a long cloak fastened on the breast with a dove. In her right hand are a book and a key.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 61.5 cm

Descriptive line

Statuette the church, terracotta Italian 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Pope-Hennessy, John. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, 1964. cat. no. 688. fig. no. 674.
Maclagan, Eric and Longhurst, Margaret H. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture. London, 1932. p. 164.

Materials

Terracotta

Subjects depicted

Dove; Key; Female; Papal tiara; Book

Categories

Sculpture

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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