Description & Technical information


The terracotta group shows the Good Samaritan coming to the aid of a man who had been attacked by robbers while going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, an episode recounted by Jesus in a parable in the Gospel of Saint Luke (Lk 10:25-36).

Date:  1840
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Italy
Medium: Gilded terracotta
Signature: Signed: N. Morello Fece/ Roma 1840
Dimensions: 34 x 33 x 27 cm (13³/₈ x 13⁰/₁ x 10⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Marchese Nicola Santangelo, Naples

Categories: Sculpture