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Thomas & Almira White Monument, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Matzen, Herman N. 1861-1938  Search this
Founder:
T. F. McGann & Sons Company  Search this
Medium:
Figures: bronze; Marker: red granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Lake View Cemetery Foundation 12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland Ohio 44106
Located Lake View Cemetery 12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland Ohio 44106
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Ohio, Cleveland survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Lower rear of figures:) THE T.F.M GANN & SONS CO./FOUNDERS BOSTON MASS (On center front of marker:) TO THE MEMORY OF/THOMAS H. WHITE AND ALMIRA L. WHITE/1836-1914 1838-1900 unsigned 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:
Full-length male and female figures flank a plain rectangular marker. Both wear Classical garments and sandals. The woman stands on the left end. She holds a bouquet of roses in her proper hand. Her proper left hand rests on the marker and grasps a single rose. The man stands on the right and holds a scroll and compass in his proper left hand. His proper right hand rests on the marker and it holds an oak leaf cluster. There is an interlocked two-wreath and ribbon relief on the front of the marker. There are also four reliefs depicting allegorical figures on the marker, two on the front and two on the back. On the front is Courage, depicting a squatting man holding a snake; and Diligence, a seated woman pulling a string. On the back is Judgement, a seated man holding his head in his proper left hand. Love is seen as a seated woman holding a child in her lap.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Homage--White, Thomas H  Search this
Homage--White, Almira L  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Fortitude  Search this
Allegory--Passion--Love  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Prudence  Search this
Control number:
IAS OH000627
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_334472