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Oak Bust of Christ Holding a Child, Austria, 18th Century
Oak bust of Christ holding a child swaddled in arms
One may think that there is the image of Christ letting the little children come to him; Gospel of Matthew, 19:14
This kind of effigy could be planned to be housed at the entrance of an orphanage.
Work to bring closer to the Austrian sculptor of the 18th century Georg Raphael Donner (1693-1741); castle of Buda, Magyar Nemzeti galeria.
First half of the 18th century.