Angel with Nails 1982-1988
Bronze
96" high
This piece is inspired by a small 14th century Gothic wooden figure in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an angel which stood on a balustrade, holding the nails of the passion. The piece was completed in 1988 and exists in a bronze edition of nine. Casts of this piece are in Wayne, PA and Martha's Vineyard, MA.
Copyright © 2003, Christopher Cairns.