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Painted Terracotta Sculpture Portraying the Apostle Saint Paul, 18th Century

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Molded and painted terracotta sculpture, most likely portraying Saint Paul, the Apostle, 18th century. The apostle is dressed in a tunic whilst holding the holy book. One attribute is missing, there is some loss of color and a few nags. St. Paul is often considered to be the most important person after Jesus in the history of Christianity. His epistles have had enormous influence on Christian theology, especially on the relationship between God the Father and Jesus, and on the mystical human relationship with the divine. Perfect reminder of Saint Paul's determination to preach the gospel.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.12 in. (46 cm)Width: 6.11 in. (15.5 cm)Depth: 4.53 in. (11.5 cm)
  • Style
    Baroque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800s
  • Condition
    Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Stockholm, SE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3817126062772

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 $60 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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