Architectural Sculpture In New York City

Author: Stephen M. Jacoby
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As most of the rock core of New York is the unattractive and poor-quality schist,
facing stone had to be imported. The north tip of Manhattan and ... The marble for
the upper walls of New York City Hall came from Massachusetts. A good deal of
limestone ... openwork crestings, and parapet figures and finials; stairway railings
and balcony addenda; and assorted panels and borders, and miscellaneous foci
for relief of the architectural mass and delight of the eye. Subjects depicted
consist ...

Before Cort S Sculpture Of Middle America

Author: Elizabeth Kennedy Easby
Publisher: New York Graphic Society Books
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... Art (New York, N.Y.). The colossal figure has the same square headdress,
grooved across the flat top, while the lower and upper portions of its torso
suggest strikingly a slope-and-panel architectural unit. Though these figures,
large and small, may have been cult statues, some may possibly have served as
Atlantean supports for beams or altar slabs, prototypes for the figures typical of
Toltec architecture (Chapter 11). Closely related to the figures are the
Teotihuacan stone braziers ...

Architecture For Dummies

Author: Deborah K. Dietsch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069668
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Finally, the whole statue was shipped to New York City, where the figure and
pedestal were erected over an existing fort on Bedloe's Island (now called Liberty
Island) to command the entrance to the harbor. Dedicated in 1886, the 305-foot-
tall monument became a celebrated beacon of liberty and freedom for millions of
immigrants. From 1983 to 1986, Lady Liberty received a badly needed face-lift (
the exacting restoration also put the gilded shine back on her flame) in time to ...

Light On Stone

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588391035
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Greek and Roman Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art : a Photographic
Essay Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Elizabeth Johnston Milleker.
Notes. on. the. Plates. ISBN 0-300-09692-5 Il |||||||||l|| 780300 096927'Н 9. 1. —. 5.
Marhle. statue. if. a. Íeouros. CreeleI Attic, ca. 580 В. С. Said to hefrorn Attica
Height 1.84 т И in.) Fletcher Fund, 1932 (32111) This is one of the earliest large-
scale marble statues of a human figure carved in Attica, the region around Athens

Maya Monuments

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In an auction catalogue (Sotheby's 1994, Lot 198) the sculpture is described as
follows: "A Mayan Stone Figure of Chac, Campeche region, Late Classic, ca. A.D.
550-950 ... 15 LOCATION New York City, New York COLLECTION Sotheby's
SHAPE See illustrations DIMENSIONS Height: 39.7 cm; width: ca. 28.5 cm ... The
stone may be tuff, the typical stone used at Copan for sculptures and architecture.

The Figure In American Sculpture

Author: Ilene Susan Fort
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Jo Davidson Emma Lu Davis Bom 1883 New York City. Born 1908 St. Louis.
Missouri in j solo exhibition of his paintings and sculptures that Gimpel and
Wildenstein organized in 1913. While critics admired his technical still, the
mordant satire displeased them. Clews settled permanently in France 1914), and
five years later purchased a chateau at La Napoule. near Cannes. The
restoration of the Romanesque structure involved recreating its extensive stone
and wood carvings and ...

Artwalks In New York

Author: Marina Harrison
Publisher: NYU Press
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symbolize the city's five boroughs. Best seen from a distance, you might want to ...
frame, the statue was installed in . But this is not Weinman's only contribution to
the decoration of the building, which bears many other sculptural ornaments,
including a series of medallions, leaf patterns, coats of arms, and several major
groups of figures. ... to the first part of the twentieth century. This building is
another example of that period's use of architectural sculpture for the “edification”
of ...

The New International Encyclopedia

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George Gray Barnard's (l863— ) profound, symbolic work is worthily expressed in
some of his recent statues, such as “Women” (Metropolitan Museum, New York
City). His powerful realistic and magnificently ... caused more discussion than
perhaps any other American statue. Paul Bartlett's (1865l928) thoughtful and
skillful technic is revealed in the grandiose pediment of the House of
Representatives in Washington and his delicate architectural 'figures on the New
York Public Library.

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: Judith H. Bonner
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807869945
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Volume 21: Art and Architecture Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington. and
bones, flowers, and lambs for children. Scholars have ... Much stone carving for
graves was, however, anonymous. In the modern South, Nashville, Tenn., carver
William Edmondson achieved fame for his stone carvings of animals, angels,
flowerpots, religious figures, and garden statuary. Edmondson died in 1951, by
which time his work had been displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in New
York City.