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Sculptor:
Federici, Gaetano 1880-1964  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Saint John's Cathedral Main Street & Grand Street Paterson New Jersey
Date:
1924
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1994.
Image on file.
Alaya, Flavia, "Gaetano Federici: 1880-1964 The Artist as Historian," Paterson, NJ: Passaic County Historical Society, 1980, pg. 49.
(On front of relief, in raised letters:) TO PERPETUATE/THE MEMORY OF/A SAINTLY PRIEST/AND LOYAL CITIZEN,/WHO CEASED HIS LABORS/AFTER FIFTY-NINE YEARS/OF FAITHFUL AND EFFICIENT/SERVICE TO THE CHURCH AND CITY HE LOVED, THIS MONUMENT/IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED./VERY REV. WILLIAM McNULTY/BORN IN BALLYSHANNON, IRELAND, 1829/ORDAINED TO HOLY PRIESTHOOD, 1857/RECTOR OF ST. JOHN'S, 1863-1922/DIED JUNE 18, 1922/R.I.P.
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Summary:
A bronze relief plaque marking the tomb of Dean William McNulty features a seated figure of Mary dressed in robes and supporting the body of Christ on her keess. Below the pieta scene are reliefs of a cross flanked by two rosaries, followed by an inscription.
Topic:
Homage--McNulty, William  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Sorrow  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Object--Other--Rosary  Search this
Emblem--Cross  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000110
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323514