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Father Marquette Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Trentanove, Gaetano 1858-1937  Search this
Founder:
Fonderia Galli  Search this
Subject:
Marquette, Jacques  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Lake Superior sandstone; Relief plaques: bronze
Culture:
Indian  Search this
French  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Marquette Department of Parks and Recreation 300 West Baraga Avenue Marquette Michigan
Located Father Marquette Park U.S. 41 at Rock Street Marquette Michigan
Date:
1897
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Marquette County Historical Society, 1977.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, MI5023, 1989.
Monumental News, Jan. 1910, pg. 23.
Monumental News, Sept. 1897, pg. 538.
Summary:
A full-length portrait of Father Jacques Marquette, seen standing wearing an ankle-length robe and heavy cape which he grasps at his side with his proper left hand. He holds a map in his proper right hand. The sides of the base, on which the statue stands, have relief plaques showing Marquette's explorations. In one plaque, done in high relief, Marquette stands atop rocks before a group of Indians. Tepees are seen in the background. The relief on the other side of base shows three men in a canoe.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Occupation--Religion--Missionary  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Indian Dress  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Canoe  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Map  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76000816
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_1450