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"I believe that man will not merely endure he will prevail. He is immortal not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance."--William Faulkner, Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, Stockholm, December 1950. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Jerry N. Uelsmann, born Detroit, MI 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 13 3/4 x 10 in. (34.9 x 25.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1966
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Landscape\imaginary  Search this
Figure female\knee length  Search this
Allegory\quality\determination  Search this
Allegory\religion\immortality  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.293
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.293

Why Do Things Get in a Muddle? (Come on Petunia)

Artist:
Gary Hill, born Santa Monica, CA 1951  Search this
Medium:
single-channel video, color, sound; 33:09 minutes
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
1984
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Ford Motor Company
Object number:
2007.33.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2015 Gary Hill / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Time-Based Media Art
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2007.33.15

Minerva, with the American Banner, (drawing)

Artist:
Samson, Josh.  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Allegory--Place--America  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Minerva  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Emblem--Banner  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Control number:
AECI 04560605
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_90584

James A. Garfield (1831-1881), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Happersberger, Frank 1859-1932  Search this
Griffith, G.  Search this
Founder:
Ch. Linz  Search this
Subject:
Garfield, James A  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City and County of San Francisco San Francisco Arts Commission 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240 San Francisco California 94102
Located Golden Gate Park John F. Kennedy Drive, near conservatory of Flowers San Francisco California
Date:
Modelled 1884. Cast 1885. Installed 1885
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Death  Search this
Ceremony--Civic--Inauguration  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Shield  Search this
Object--Other--Wreath  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Architecture--Boat  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76006277
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14547

Henry W. Grady, (sculpture)

Title:
Henry Grady Memorial, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Doyle, Alexander 1857-1922  Search this
Contractor:
Fallon, J. P.  Search this
Founder:
Ames Manufacturing Company  Search this
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Fabricator:
Southern Granite Company  Search this
Subject:
Grady, Henry Woodfin  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Georgia granite or Georgia marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E Atlanta Georgia 30308
Located Henry Grady Square Marietta Street at Forsyth Street Atlanta Georgia
Date:
Modeled 1890. Dedicated Oct. 21, 1891
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Editor  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Journalist  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--History  Search this
Allegory--Other--Memory  Search this
Dress--Historic--Classical Dress  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Object--Other--Writing Tool  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000586
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338657

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