Carved Wood Figure of a Black Minister, North Carolina, 1860-80, the seated figure wearing a green vest, with a book, presumably a bible, open on his lap, the carver probably influenced by a likeness of Abraham Lincoln, ht. 28 in.
Provenance: James Kronen Gallery, 1974.
Note: Reportedly from a North Carolina Baptist church. The mate to this sculpture, according to the consignors, is or once was at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Marvill Collection
left hand missing, chips to some areas, some chips retouched, some small areas retouched.
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