Wood carving of Susanna and the Elders
Wood carving with relief depicting biblical story about Susanna and the Elders. Susanna is shown taking bath in the big wooden barrel while being secretly watched by two old men. The relief was made by self-taught artist Ján Krlička.
The art work will be shipped from Slovakia in a protective plywood box.
Artist: Ján Krlička, Slovakia
Material: Wood, Acrylic colour, Bees wax
Size: 50 x 27cm
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Ján Krlička was born in 1954 in Vrchlabi, in former Czechoslovakia. In 1961 the family moved to Prešov in Slovakia, where he still lives and creates works of art. He began carving from an early age, but devoted himself seriously to carving from the 1990s.
Artist’s main oeuvre consists of painted and polished sculptural reliefs, as well as free standing sculptures. Although he has concentrated mainly on woodcarvings, he also works in stone and paint. Many of his artworks are held in private collections in Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and the UK.