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Concrete & Ink

*SOLD* Winged Figure by Abbott Handerson Thayer (1889). Statement Ring.


Please note this piece is SOLD. If you would like to order one of the same painting in the same or different setting please drop me (Lou) an email at hello@loubrowndesigns.com or toot me over a DM on Insta (@loubrown.designs)

This female angel is one of many that Abbott Handerson Thayer painted during his career. Originally a painter of animals, Thayer created portraits and then allegorical figures like this example after training in Paris. The artist wrote of his seraphic subjects, “I have put on wings probably more to symbolize an exalted atmosphere … where one need not explain the action of his figures.” Other late 19th-century artists such as Augustus Saint-Gaudens also represented angelic female figures to personify what they perceived as the virtues of women. In Winged Figure, Thayer mixed this idealism with a level of naturalism, particularizing the woman’s features and giving her form a sense of mass and gravity.

This listing is for one adjustable oval statement ring in a brass setting. Measurements approx 4cm height x 3cm width. All pieces come with a luxury branded concrete & ink box. 

These pieces are faithful replicas of the original painting (kindly made available into the public domain) and hand crafted using textured eco crete and ink. Our crete and inks are as environmentally sound as possible and are matte varnished to ensure durability for day to day wear. All settings are zinc and lead free hammered alloy.