Portrait of Father Antoine Garin S.M.

Artist
Gottfried LINDAUER (Bohemia, b.1839, d.1926): Artist
Production date
1875
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Description
A studio portrait of Father Garin (1810 - 1889), the first resident Catholic Priest in Nelson. He is dressed in traditional vestments: black cassock, white clerical collar, and gold crucifix (obscured by the folds of the cassock). His biretta (hat) is placed on a red clothed table upon which he rests his right arm. He is holding a Bible (with his finger marking a page) in his left hand.
Medium
Oil on canvas
Measurements
Dimensions: 1 - Frame: 1317 x 967mm
Credit line
Gifted by The Society of Mary in 2002
Accession number
914

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