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Sculptor:
Ney, Elizabet 1833-1907 (possibly by)  Search this
Medium:
Maiden: marble; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Crosby Cemetery Association Crosby Cemetery Mason Texas 76856
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Front of vertical slab of base:) MAUD/WIFE OF W.H./FRANCIS/1880--1929 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:
Grave marker for Maud Francis (1880-1929) includes a sculpture of a classical maiden in flowing gown, holding lilies in her clasped hands . She stands sideways before a granite marker with rough edges. A stone urn is before her on a stepped lower base. A chiseled face appears on the top, bottom and back of the granite marker.
Topic:
Homage--Francis, Maud  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Object--Flower--Lily  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000795
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_335681