Vera Manzi-Schacht

sculpture

Portal/Memory Palace Chamber Violet: right doorjamb: terracotta panel of St. Liberata - name of the medieval cult for abused women and liberation. Centered in Lucca, her image and legend came to life through the mutual activity of the womens' faith community. Also known as Wilgefortis, Uncumber, and Kummernis, she was the patron of fertility, unhappy love affairs, and domestic animals.

LIBERATA

terracotta 16”x 9” x 8”

(detail) Memory Palace Portal