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Garden of Gethsemane: Crucifix, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Lucero, Felix 1895-1951  Search this
Landscape architect:
Byrne, Michael  Search this
WLB Group  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: concrete and plaster, painted; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Folk
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Tucson Department of Parks and Recreation 900 South Randolph Way Tucson Arizona 85716
Located Felix Lucero Park Garden of Gethsemane, Congress Street, west bank of Santa Cruz River Tucson Arizona
Date:
Ca. 1940-1950. Relocated 1971. Relocated 1982. Dedicated June 24., 1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Arizona, Tucson survey, 1993.
Summary:
The sculpture is one of five by the artist located in the Garden of Gethsemane in Felix Lucero Park. (For other sculptures see: IAS AZ000595, AZ000597, AZ000598, AZ000599). Crucifix depicts Christ crucified on the cross with the inscription "INRI" written on a sign above his head. Red paint has been applied to indicate the wounds on Christ's body.
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Emblem--Cross  Search this
Control number:
IAS AZ000596
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_335132