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ST. ANTHONY'S JOY bronze 96’’ x 44’’ x 38.5’’
This bronze sculpture I created for Saint Anthony's School and Parish in Casper, Wyoming. When I researched the artists that had depicted St Anthony in the past, they always portrayed him holding baby Jesus and the bible with white lilies in his arms. I wanted my interpretation of St. Anthony with the Christ-Child to reflect one of the simple pleasures in life that I shared with my children. Nothing is more heart-warming than watching a smile grow into an expression of pure joy as a child is tossed into the air.
St Anthony is known as the Patron Saint for lost articles and is credited with many miracles involving lost people, lost things and even lost spiritual goods.