A Rare and Superb XVIII Century Polychrome Terracotta Statue Of a Bishop, coming from South Italy.
Represented Standing On a Square Base the Bishop is dressed in a red cape with his hand extended in a preaching gesture.
The work is of superb quality with the original colors still present.
The realism in the drapery of the vestment, as well as in the expression of the Bishop is very impressive.
The whole statue radiates mastery and delicacy of work.
South Of Italy, very early part of the 18th Century.