394: Heinrich Schroeder Cincinnati Carved Wooden Angel
Heinrich Schroeder Cincinnati Carved Wooden Angel
Cincinnati, OH, ca 1880s, a wooden carved angel with bowed head and hands in prayer, stamped H.Schroeder/Sculpture and Carver/ 154 Linn St. / Cincinnati, Ohio; ht. 30.5 in.
Heinrich Schroeder (1837-1898), German immigrant and famed Catholic altar/pulpit builder, did altars and polychrome carvings in churches throughout Cincinnati, most remarkably, the Gothic sacristy at St. Francis de Sales, Cincinnati, OH, the angels at Mother of God Church, Covington, KY, among many others.
Cracks and associated wear. Overpainted.