St. Joseph
Unknown, Canadian

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Unknown, Canadian
St. Joseph
Gilded wood
H. 48.9 cm W. 20.5 cm D. 12.7 cm
NGC # 18111

This statue was carved from a single block of birch wood by an unknown sculptor in the second half of the seventeenth century. Its provenance is the church of Sainte-Hélène de Kamouraska.

This image shows the sculpture in its pre-treatment condition. The sculpture is on view as part of the permanent collection, in Room A101.

Click the forward arrow to see the "before and after" effect of this restoration project.