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John Pierpont Morgan Memorial, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Manship, Paul 1885-1966  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston 1882-1935  Search this
Medium:
Limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 20.265
Date:
Modeled 1915-1920. Carved 1920
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Tolles, Thayer, ed., "American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume 2: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001, pg. 756.
Summary:
Memorial to art collector and founding trustee John Pierpont Morgan includes a dedicatory inscription to Morgan surrounded by high relief panels depicting putti and a laurel wreath, winged griffins, male and female allegorical figures symbolic of Morgan's accomplisments, and reclining figures playing lyres.
Topic:
Homage--Morgan, John Pierpont  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Allegory  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76007099
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_17907