Category Archives: Art Collections

Explore the art collections housed at the Buffalo Religious Arts Center

Plaster Statue from St. Agnes School

Collection Details Artist: Deprato Statuary Company Year: c1930 Material: Plaster Height: 58″ Provenance: St. Agnes School Donor: Mary Holland Year Acquired: 2013 Collection Images

Guardian Angel Sculpture

Collection Details Artist: Vinc. Giacomo Mussner, Italy (signed) Year: 1930s-1940s Material: Painted wood, gold leaf Height: 69” Provenance: Saint Marry of Sorrows RC Church Donor: Alvera Robinson in thanksgiving for the blessing of her family Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Ferdinand Frohe: Stained Glass Windows

Collection Details Artist: Ferdinand A. Frohe Year: 1929-1930 Material: Stained glass (enameled) Height: Provenance: Queen of Peace Parish Donor: Gift of Mary Holland Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Star of David (stained glass)

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: Unknown Material: Stained glass Height: 33” Provenance: Temple Beth El Cemetery Donor: On loan from Temple Beth El Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Wiegand Collection

Collection Details Artist: A. T. Winegand Year: 1950 Material: Aluminum, bronze, marble Height: n/a Provenance: Designed for Our Lady of Loretto RC Church Year Acquired: 2010 Collection Images

Stations of the Cross

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: c1920 Material: Oil, gold leaf on canvas Provenance: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church Donor: On loan from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Judaica Artifacts: Ten Commandments

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: Early 20th Century Material: Brass Height: 41” Provenance: Temple Beth El Donor: On loan from Temple Beth El Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images