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High Altar Reredos, (sculpture)

view High Altar Reredos, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Sculptor:
Lualdi, Angelo
Hancock, Walker 1901-1998
Fanfani, Italo d. 1943
Medium:
Caen stone; Christ: plaster
Type:
Sculptures-Altarpiece
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington National Cathedral Public Affairs Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues, N. W Sanctuary Washington District of Columbia 20016
Date:
Ca. 1943-1968
Notes:
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Summary:
The theme of the reredos (altarpiece screen) is the Lord God of Hosts, which includes a central figure of Christ in Majesty surrounded by 96 figures portraying persons from both the Old Testament and New Testament.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ
Religion--Old Testament
Religion--Angel
Religion--Saint
Control number:
IAS 78250005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_377904

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