Gennarelli, Anthony G. The Sybil

Anthony G. Gennarelli The Sybil
Anthony G. Gennarelli, The Sybil

Artist: Anthony G. Gennarelli (American, 1915-2001)

Title: The Sybil

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Date: 1992

Dimensions: 17″ x 13″ x 9″

Location in Library: First floor

Media: Celestine marble

Owner: The Brooklyn College Library Collection.

Gift of the family of Anthony G. Gennarelli. © Artist’s Estate

Description:

The artist inventively captures the uniqueness of the marble with a keen sense of its natural and sensuous beauty. Gennarelli’s hand-carved sculptures range from subtle abstractions to powerful portraits. This sculpture is based upon Michelangelo’s rendering of the Delphic prophetess Sybil.

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