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The Grotto: Via Matris, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Heider Prof.  Search this
Medium:
Carved linden wood figures encased in wood and glass
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother Director of Marketing P. O. Box 20008 Portland Oregon 97220
Located The Grotto N.E. 85th Avenue & Sandy Boulevard Portland Oregon 97220
Date:
Ca. 1927-1930
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Oregon survey, 1993.
Summary:
Seven difficult events in the lives of Jesus, Mary and Joseph are depicted in a gallery of figures enclosed in seven glass cases. The events include the flight to Egypt, the loss of Jesus in the temple, Jesus's walk to Cavalry with his Cross, the Crucifixion and the burial. A figure of Mary Magdelane is included in the burial scene.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Holy Family  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Religion--Saint--St. Mary Magdelane  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Sorrow  Search this
Control number:
IAS OR000159
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323743