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Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Sullivan, Louis Henry 1856-1924  Search this
Medium:
Mausoleum: stone; Doors: bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Door
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Graceland Cemetery 4001 North Clark Street Getty Tomb Chicago Illinois 60613
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Bach, Ira J. and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
Summary:
Small square building with smooth lower walls of perfectly proportioned cubes. At the midpoint is a profusion of incised eight-pointed stars that rise up to a slab roof. On the front, in the middle of the wall, are two gates made of pierced bronze and inside is a door decorated in low relief with an eight-pointed star motif.
Topic:
Homage--Getty, Carrie Eliza  Search this
Allegory--Place--Extraterrestrial  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76007979
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_18753