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Sculptor:
Keck, Charles 1875-1951  Search this
Medium:
Tablet: bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation The Arsenal - Central Park New York New York 10021
Located Central Park 59th Street & Columbus Circle New York New York
Date:
1913. Installed 1936
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
The City of New York, Department of Parks, 1941.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1993.
Image on file.
MEMORIAM/USS MAINE/DESTROYED IN HAVANA HARBOR/FEBRUARY 15TH 1898/THIS TABLET IS CAST FROM METAL RECOVERED FROM THE U.S.S. MAINE.
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:
On the right side of the tablet, there is a relief of a female figure in profile holding a large medallion on her proper left side. The medallion has an eagle and a shield and the words PATRIOTISM and DEVOTION. The figure's proper right arm is outstretched and her head is lowered. The inscription appears on the left side of the tablet.
Topic:
Architecture--Boat--Maine  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Patriotism  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Obedience  Search this
Figure female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76003528
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_7684