Saint Felicity, After an original by Giacomo Serpotta (1656–1732), Silver, Italian, Palermo

Saint Felicity

Artist:
After an original by Giacomo Serpotta (1656–1732)
Date:
1762
Culture:
Italian, Palermo
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 5 11/16 in. (14.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.133.2
Not on view
This statuette and its mate The Blessed Catherine (69.133.1) 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