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Sculptor:
Raul, Harry Lewis b. 1883  Search this
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Philadelphia Fairmount Park Commission Memorial Hall, West Park, P. O. Box 21601 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19131
Located Wister's Wood Belfield Avenue & 21st Street, Germantown Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1927. Copyrighted 1927. Installed 1928
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
City of Philadelphia, 1973.
Fairmount Park Art Assoc., "Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone," NY: Walker Publ., 1974, pg. 305.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Summary:
Seated female figure flanked by two kneeling servicemen. On her proper right is a soldier and on her proper left is a sailor. The female figure wears a long, very plain dress and a long cape. Her hair is pulled back from her face and she stares straight ahead. Her arms reach out and rest on the shoulders of the servicemen on either side of her. Her cape wraps around the back of the servicemen. Each male figure kneels on one knee with the other bent knee raised. The male figures, dressed in their military uniforms, hold their hats and bow their heads. The three figures rest atop a rectangular base.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Allegory--Life--Womanhood  Search this
Occupation--Military--Sailor  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75009364
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_15676