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Christ in Gethsemane, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Elmhurst Cemetery North Oliver Street Elberton Georgia 30635
Date:
1944
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia, Atlanta survey, 1993.
Summary:
Jesus wears a cloak and robes and kneels before an inscribed rock with his hands folded together in prayer. The sculpture is set directly on the ground.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ
Control number:
IAS GA000275
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Franklin D. Roosevelt, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Prezzi
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Fabricator:
Canales Granite Company
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Elbert County Board of Education 50 Laurel Drive Elberton Georgia 30635
Located Elbert County Middle School 45 Forest Avenue Elberton Georgia 30635
Date:
Dedicated March 14, 1941. Rededicated Oct. 18, 1995
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia, Atlanta survey, 1993.
Inventory staff, 2000.
Summary:
A high relief bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt atop a rectangular granite base that projects from a rough granite slab. The base is carved with a foliage along the bottom. The memorial originally had flanking mid-level side sections and sat on a wide, two-tiered base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Political--President
Control number:
IAS GA000274
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(Confederate Monument), (sculpture)

Confederate Veterans Memorial, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Fabricator:
Harmony Blue Granite Company
Medium:
Sculpture: Georgia granite; Base: Georgia granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Nelson County Courthouse Court & Main Streets, Courthouse Square Lovingston Virginia 22971
Date:
1965. Dedicated April 12, 1965
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Virginia survey, 1995.
Summary:
A figure of a bearded, uniformed Confederate soldier stands at parade rest with his proper left foot extended slightly. Both hands grasp the barrel of his gun which rests between his legs, the butt by his feet. He wears a brimmed hat, backpack, and has a bedroll slung over his proper left shoulder crossing to the proper right side of his waist. A canteen is by his proper left hip, strapped over his proper right shoulder. The soldier is placed atop a square base which rests on top of three steps. The back of the square base is engraved with two crossed swords.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War
Figure male--Full length
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Control number:
IAS VA000399
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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(Phoenix), (sculpture)

Rock Gym Monument, (sculpture)Eagle, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Architect:
Price, H. J.
Contractor:
Newton, Joe
Newton, J. C.
Newton Brothers
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Elbert County Board of Education 50 Laurel Drive Elberton Georgia 30635
Located Elbert County Middle School 45 Forest Avenue Rock Gym Elberton Georgia 30635
Date:
1940. Dedicated March 14, 1941
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia survey, 1993.
Summary:
An Art-Deco style phoenix with its wings spread. The sculpture is mounted atop a former armory/auditorium, now known as the Rock Gym.
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Mythology--Egyptian--Phoenix
Control number:
IAS GA000394
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Untitled, (sculpture)

Ursina Memorial, (sculpture)
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Designer:
Galli, P. E.
Carver:
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Design firm:
Dixie Granite Company
Fabricator:
Dixie Blue Granite
Harmony Blue Granite Company
Subject:
Stahnke, Ursina Barbara
Medium:
Sculpture: Elberton blue granite; Base: Elberton blue granite
Culture:
German
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Stele
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Elbert County Board of Education 50 Laurel Drive Elberton Georgia 30635
Located Elbert County Middle School 45 Forest Avenue Elberton Georgia 30635
Date:
Dedicated March 28, 1954
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia survey, 1993.
Summary:
A circular, bas-relief bust-length portrait of Ursina Barbara Stahnke in proper right profile with her hair pulled back. The bust is on the upper front of an inscribed stele, mounted upon a short, rectangular base.
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust
Ethnic
Occupation--Education--Student
Literature--Longfellow
Control number:
IAS GA000395
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Booker T. Washington Monument-Memorial, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981
Fabricator:
Sears Monument Company
Subject:
Washington, Booker T
Medium:
Bust: mohagany granite from the Black Hills of South Dakota; Base, benches, platform, and wall: granite
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures-Exedra
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1963.; Dedicated Sept. 1963
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, West Virginia survey, 1992.
Sunday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV), Sept. 22, 1963, pg. 13B.
Summary:
A bust of Booker T. Washington, wearing a bottoned coat, a buttoned shirt, and a bow tie. The bust sat atop a rectangular base in front of a rectangular stele. Flanking the bust were curving walls of an exedra with benches in front of them. Steps led up to a semi-circular platform supporting the monument. On the platform was an inlaid replica of the state seal.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Education--Teacher
Occupation--Writer--Author
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS WV000004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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