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Putto

Putto

c. 1760

workshop of Ignaz Günther

(German, 1725-1775)

Painted and gilded wood

Overall: 59 x 43.2 x 16.3 cm (23 1/4 x 17 x 6 7/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1961.413

Description

This charming winged putto reclines on a cloud, hands clasped in an attitude of adoration. It is probably a fragment of a large decorative scheme of a church, perhaps the Johanneskirchen near Munich.

See also
Collection: 
Sculpture
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture

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