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Charles Prendergast (1863-1948)
Mirror Frame with Four Angels’ Heads, 1912
Carved wood frame with gold leaf
Williams College Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast, 86.18.15

The highly decorative carving on Mirror Frame with Four Angels’ Heads brings to mind decorative frames of the Renaissance, which often contained interlaced and curling bands adorned with fantastic shapes such as animal and cherub heads, foliage, and fruit

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