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Sculptor:
Fraser, Laura Gardin 1889-1966  Search this
Architect:
Ross, Albert Randolf  Search this
Founder:
Katherine Minahar Studios  Search this
Kunst Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Elk: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Orange BPOE Lodge 135 475 Main Street Orange New Jersey 07050
Date:
Ca. 1927. Copyrighted 1927. Dedicated May 31, 1929
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1995.
Image on file.
Laura Gardin Fraser Kunst FDRY, N.Y. (Front of base, incised:) PAX (Back of base:) In Honor of All/Brothers Who/Served Their/Country in War (Side of base, incised:) CERVUS ALCES/ERECTED MAY XXX, MCMXXIX/BY ORANGE LODGE NO. CXXXV/BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE/ORDER OF ELKS.INSTITUTED/SEPTEMBER XXIII MDCCLXXXIX (Other side of base, incised:) IN MEMORIAM/PRIVATE WILLIAM JOSEPH HART/KILLED IN ACTION IN THE/SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY/ARGONNE.FRANCE.OCTOBER/XXVIII MCMXVIII signed Founder's mark appears.
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:
An elk with antlers lies atop an inscribed base.
Topic:
Homage--Hart, William Joseph  Search this
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000082
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323398