Archive for the ‘Religious Figures’ Category

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A Severely Weather-Beaten Statue of an Unidentified Saint Found on the Grounds of St. Hedwig’s Church in Southbridge, MA

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A Statue of Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Wearing the Crowns of Royalty Seen at St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester, MA

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From a Recent Exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum of Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Religious Art From 17th & 18th Century South America Entitled “Highest Heaven”, a Couple of Nude Infant Jesuses Carved From Ivory on Display (Note the Inexplicable Sight of the Infant Jesus on the Left Resting His Right Hand on What Appears to Be the Skull of a Human Baby on a Pedestal!)

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Just One of Close to Two Dozen Small Woodcarvings of Saint Nil Sorsky (Usually Identified by his Hood, Beard, and Crutches Beneath His Arms) Displayed Together on a Wall at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA


A Weatherworn Statue of an Unidentified Bishop (or Saint) Wearing a Mitre and Clutching a Crozier Found at St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester, MA

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A Standing Buddha Statue Found in the Front Yard Garden of a Private Residence on Pine Street in Leicester, MA

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A Copy of the Statue of Joan of Arc at Domrémy by Henri Chapu, Which Was Given as a Gift by the Class of 1902, Can Be Seen in the Lobby of the Administration Building at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA