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Sculptor:
Zolnay, George Julian 1863-1949  Search this
Medium:
Bronze on a granite base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County Board of Parks & Recreation Centennial Park Art Center Nashville Tennessee 37201
Located Centennial Park Corner of Elliston Place, 25th Avenue North, & West End Avenue Nashville Tennessee 37201
Date:
1922
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Tennessee survey, 1992.
Johnson, Leland R., "The Parks of Nashville," pg. 264-267.
Summary:
A sculpture of two large bronze figures. A female figure wears a cape and kneels over a dead soldier, partially supporting him. The cape is very large and forms a shelter around both figures. Her proper right hand is under the soldier's proper right shoulder. Her proper left hand touches his proper left hand. She looks up and straight ahead. She wears a sleeveless dress. The soldier lies on the plinth with his head slumped forward and both legs bent. He wears a full uniform with ammunition pouches and a satchel. A rifle lays by his side in his proper right hand. The sculpture rests on a simple granite base with a stepped bottom.
Topic:
History--United States--World War I  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Control number:
IAS TN000250
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_312487