The Blessed Catherine, After an original by Giacomo Serpotta (1656–1732), Silver, Italian, Palermo

The Blessed Catherine

Artist:
After an original by Giacomo Serpotta (1656–1732)
Date:
1762
Culture:
Italian, Palermo
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.133.1
Not on view
This statuette and its mate Saint Felicity (69.133.2) after the stucco figures of Augustinian nuns by Serpotta in Sant'Agostino, Palermo, dating from between 1711 and 1713.
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on back of figure: del Serpotta

Marking: Stamped on left edge of robe: [1] NG62 (mark of Nunzio Gino, consul of the Palermo silversmith's guild in 1762); [2] partially struck eagle mark.
Rev. Pasquale Maltese