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Scale-model for Pennsylvania Railroad War Memorial

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Levitating, robed angel with wings arched over head, holds deceased, bare-chested male soldier in arms. Figures rise from rectangular base. The sculpture comes apart in five sections.

Provenance

From the artist's estate.

Credit Line

Bequest of Walker Hancock

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1949–52

Object Place for Label

Lanesville, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 365.9 cm (12 ft.) Block (Base): 89.5 x 61.6 x 54.3 cm (35 1/4 x 24 1/4 x 21 3/8 in.) Block (top of base - with legs): 81.9 x 41.3 x 36.8 cm (32 1/4 x 16 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.) Block (Torso of angel and man): 103.5 x 38.1 cm (40 3/4 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2002.377

Medium or Technique

Painted plaster with mixed media armature

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture