Welcome to the Old City, sculpture, bronze on marble, 7”
7" bronze sculpture on crème marfil marble base.
Edition of 18
There are a few Coptic (Egyptian) men left in Israel and no Coptic women. The monastery I visited with my friend Stella was a small structure with a low doorway through which we had to bend in order to enter, thus following the custom of humbling ourselves, according to many Middle-Eastern cultures. The priest welcomed us with kind hospitality.
Nancy Schön is an internationally renowned sculptor, most well known for her celebrated Make Way for Ducklings in the Boston Public Garden. She is known for her warm, evocative representations of human and animal figures and has received many commissions both public and private in the United States and abroad.