Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Father Serra’s Bronze Cenotaph

  • Oil on panel
  • 20" x 16", artwork
  • 27.75" x 24" x 1.5", framed
  • Contemporary
  • $7,000

Provenance
Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the Artist

Description
Completed in 1924 by sculpture Jo Mora (1876–1947) these life size figures of three Franciscan monks and an image of the reclining deceased Father Serra along with the California grizzly bear adorn this bronze bier. The Cenotaph (empty tomb monument) is housed at the Carmel Mission (Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo)

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Exhibited
"Inspirations From the Fourteen Stations of the Cross and Sacred Themes" - USC Caruso Catholic Center, Los Angeles, March 26 - June 16, 2018

"The Missions of California: Celebrating Father Serra's 300th Birthday" - Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels, Los Angeles, January, 12 – March 2, 2014


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