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St. Joseph

Attributed to Salvatore di Franco
(active 18th century)

Date: second half 18th century
Culture: Italian (Naples)
Medium: Polychromed terracotta head and wooden limbs; body of wire wrapped in tow; various fabrics; silver-gilt halo and staff
Dimensions: a) Figiure: H. 16 in. (40.6 cm.); b) Halo: Diam.3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.); c) Staff: H. 18 in. (45.7cm.)
Classification: Crèche
Credit Line: Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964
Accession Number: 64.164.3a–c

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