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Uriah Tracy Congressional Gravestone, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry 1764-1820  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: sandstone and marble; Base: stone and brick
Type:
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, S.E Washington District of Columbia 20003
Located Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, S.E Washington District of Columbia 20003
Date:
1807
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Front of cenotaph:) MAJOR GENERAL/ URIAH TRACY/ OF LITCHFIELD/ IN CONNECTICUT/ SENATOR OF THE U.S./ BORN AT NORWICH/ DIED IN WASHINGTON/ JULY 19TH 1807/ AGED 52 YEARS unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Gravestone is a Latrobe cenotaph consisting of a cube with a small conical shape on top. It has four recessed panels, one of which is white marble and contains an inscription. The cenotaph rests on a brick base.
Topic:
Homage--Tracy, Uriah  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77002348
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_20876