Umlauf Online Exhibitions

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FIC2015.01.002_Come Unto Me (3).jpg
This bas-relief depicts Christ in the center, with his arms halfway raised and palms facing outward. He appears to be floating above the ground between two wheat strands, and a halo is above his head. Below him lay two cherubs looking upward at him…

1985.01.046_Eve (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The standing female figure's arms are raised and her hands overlap over her eyes. Eve's pose is interpreted as shielding her eyes from God's wrath after the fall of man. Her softness and vulnerability was characteristic of Umlauf's work…

1985.01.012_St. Francis with Birds (1).jpg
Cast bronze. St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, stands slightly bent forward with his arms lifted and palms facing outward, as if he were giving a blessing. At the base of the sculpture sit three birds looking upwards at St. Francis.…

1985.01.016_Nun (2).jpg
Cast bronze. The female figure stands with her eyes closed, head slightly bowed, and hands clasped together in prayer. She is dressed in in a habit and wimple, and a rosary is incised into her garment.

1985.01.048_John the Baptist (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The work shows John the Baptist from the knees up wearing a cloth draped over his right shoulder. His hair is short, he is wearing a beard, and his features, arms, and hands are exaggerated and elongated. His overall appearance is…

FIC2015.01.001_Crucifixion (1).jpg
Aluminum. This piece features Christ on the cross. His body is emaciated, and his face is turned upward in agony. This is a casting of the scale model for a 10" piece commissioned by Marion Koogler McNay for the Shrine of St. Anthony de Padua…

1985.01.050_Lazarus (2).jpg
Cast bronze. Lazarus props himself up on his lef arm, which is outstretched. His left palm is facing upward, as well as his right palm, which rests against his raised right knee. Lazarus's body is skeletal, and his facial features and extremities are…

1985.01.008_Pietà (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture depicts the traditional pietà scene of Mary, mother of Jesus, holding her deceased son. Umlauf originally created the sculpture in stoneware in 1958, and cast it in bronze in 1963.

1985.01.032_Entrance into Jerusalem (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The work portrays Jesus riding a the donkey. His right arm is raised and his first two fingers and thumb are extended as a sign of benediction. The sculpture is representative of Jesus making his journey into Jerusalem a week before he…

1985.01.027_John the Baptist (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The figure is a portrayal of John the Baptist, who appears to be in mid stride. He is dressed in a long robe and animal hide cloak. His left arm is held downward across his midsection, and his right arm is held upward across his chest.…
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