A rare and exceptional French bronze set of the Fourteen Stations of the Cross sculpted by René Gourdon (1910-1992) around 1950. René Gourdon was a renowned French Sculptor and artist who was acclaimed for his religious statuary. The Stations of the Cross are a series of images which depict Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion. Each of the Stations which makes up the set of fourteen is cast in bronze and mounted on a small oak cross and each is numbered accordingly using roman numerals. The depictions are of square shape measuring approximately 9,5cm x 9,5cm with a depth of 1,5cm the center cast in deep relief with a depiction of the relevant scene. The Stations are made in a modern style and several bear initials RG for René Gourdon and one is fully signed.
For reference to the work of René Gourdon please see his official website where one of the Stations is illustrated under Religious statuary.
In good condition.
Origin : France
Manufacture Date : 1950
Materials : , Oak