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Madonna Queen of the Universe, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Minerbi, Arrigo  Search this
Founder:
Unknown (Italy)  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze and copper; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Don Orione Fathers 111 Orient Avenue, Don Orione Home Boston Massachusetts 02128
Located Madonna Queen National Shrine 111 Orient Avenue Boston Massachusetts
Date:
Dedicated May 16, 1954
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Boston Globe, Sept. 10, 1978, advertising supplement cover.
Image on file.
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:
A figure of Mary in traditional robes stands on a sphere. Her proper right arm is raised and her proper left arm is extended. The sculpture is installed in a large niche on the front of a ninety-foot tall "tower throne" structure at the Madonna Queen National Shrine.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000202
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299186