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Sculptor:
Persico, E. Luigi 1791-1860 (copy after)  Search this
Manship, Paul 1885-1966  Search this
Carver:
Vermont Marble Company  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Copy
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
United States Capitol East Front Portico Washington District of Columbia 20201
Date:
Original carved 1833. Original installed 1835. Replacement carved 1959-1960. Replacement installed 1960
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
"Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol," the Architect of the Capitol, 1965, pg. 367.
Architect of the Capitol," Art in the United States Capitol," Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1976, pg. 356.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 58.
Smithsonian Institution Research Expeditions Volunteer Project, 1991.
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Goode, James M., "Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation's Capitol," Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, no. 1.13.
Image on file.
"Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol," the Architect of the Capitol, 1965, pg. 367.
Goode, James M., "Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation's Capitol," Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008, no. 1.13.
unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Female figure of Peace in flowing drapery, holding in her left hand an olive branch that she extends toward War. With her right hand she points to her breast in sympathetic understanding for the human condition.
Topic:
Allegory--Civic--Peace  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08850005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_305869