Untitled #1057 praying hands


This piece was made available thanks to a generous donation from the family of Reinhold Marxhausen. Proceeds from the sale of this piece will go toward improving the classrooms and playground of St. John Child Development Center or toward Concordia University’s Center for Liturgical Art‘s effort to restore Reinhold Marxhausen’s Studio.

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Additional photos are available below.


These praying hands have felt on the bottom and appear to be the original form from which this mold (#1056) was created. This signed piece seems to have been broken at one time and was previously restored.

Many copies of these praying hands were made from the mold and sold in the 1960s and 1970s at Concordia Teachers College where Marxhausen was a professor (and also through CPH).

My wife tells me that the piece was most likely intentionally broken in the mold making process.

Additional information

Dimensions 4 × 3 × 4 in

Contact Lloyd Sommerer at (402) 817-9895 with any questions or for more information about this piece.