Georg Lang sel. Erben - Shrine with a Crucifix, early 20th century

Georg Lang sel. Erben (established Oberammergau, Germany, late 18th century)

Replica of a Roadside Shrine with a Crucifix, early 20th century

Wood, 29.2 x 12.1 x 8.6 cm (11 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)


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Probably purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner on her visit to Oberammergau, Germany in 1890.


Printed on paper label (base): GG LANG SEL. ERBEN / GE...ET / OBERAMMERGAU / OBERBAYERN / GEMISCHTE WA... / HOLZSCHNITZENS [Gg. Lang sel. Erben / / Oberammergau / Upper Bavaria / Mixed ... / Wood carvings]

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