The J. Paul Getty Museum

[The Child's Guardian Angel]

Object Details

Title:

[The Child's Guardian Angel]

Artist/Maker:

John G. Unnevehr (American, born Denmark, 1822 - 1893)

Culture:

American

Place:

Copenhagen, Denmark (Place Created)

Date:

about 1863

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.719.12

Dimensions:

17 × 12.1 cm (6 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

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Object Description

Bas-relief by Bertel Thorvaldsen of an angel placing its hand on the head of a child in prayer.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.