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Sculptor:
Dresselly, Andrew  Search this
Canova, Antonio 1757-1822 (copy after)  Search this
Architect:
Cram, Ralph Adams 1863-1942  Search this
Landscape architect:
Adams, Henry S.  Search this
Fabricator:
Presbrey-Leland Company  Search this
Architectural firm:
Cram and Ferguson  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Dummerston granite; Base: Dummerston granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Copy
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Forest Hills Cemetery 95 Forest Hills Avenue Lot 7211, Summit Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02130
Date:
1928. Installed Sept. 8, 1929
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1994.
Antiques (Nov. 1998): pg. 697-703.
Summary:
An inscribed sarcophagus with fluted columns on each corner is flanked by two resting lions. The lion on the proper left is asleep. The sculpture is mounted on a rectangular base and marks the graves of Pietro Paolo Caproni, 1862-1928, and his wife, Gertrude Brinkhouse Caproni, 1876-1959.
Topic:
Homage--Caproni, Pietro Paolo  Search this
Homage--Caproni, Gertrude Brinkhouse  Search this
Occupation--Other--Businessman  Search this
Animal--Lion  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000097
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330845