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Sculptor:
Coppini, Pompeo 1870-1957  Search this
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Subject:
Coppini, Pompeo  Search this
Coppini, Elizabeth  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: white marble and bronze; Base: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Sunset Memorial Park 1701 Austin Highway San Antonio Texas 78218
Date:
1949
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas, San Antonio survey, 1993.
Summary:
Three life-size figures emerge from a tripod spirit lamp, with clouds of smoke ascending and forming the background. The figure of Father Time places his proper right hand over the wrist of the Artist, while the Artist offers a sketch of atom and looks up to the sky at the figures of Minerva and Gloria, seeking their judgement in his claim for fame. Behind the Artist is his wife, pleading with Father Time not to stop him. Above all the figures is the eye of God, representing the great light of Judgement Day.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory--Time  Search this
Occupation--Art--Sculptor  Search this
Portrait male--Self Portrait  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Gloria  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Minerva  Search this
Religion--God  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000156
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_318776