I'm reading the new biography of Clover Adams by Natalie Dykstra and I'm stunned by Clover's own photography. From a website devoted to Clover Adams: "This grave monument was commissioned by writer and historian Henry Adams as a memorial to his wife, Marian Clover Hooper Adams. The allegorical sculpture, a shrouded figure, is popularly known as Grief but was titled by the sculptor as The Mystery of the Hereafter and The Peace of God that Passeth Understanding. A male model...
Adams Memorial is a grave marker located in Section E of Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C., featuring a cast bronze allegorical sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The shrouded figure is seated against a granite block which forms one side of a hexagonal plot, designed by architect Stanford White.
Bronze Allegorical sculpture by artist Ginger Gilmour titled: 'Discus Thrower (Modern Classical statue)' £6667 #sculpture #art
A freize at the foot of "The Monument" in London. The allegorical sculpture at the pedestal (shown) was executed by Caius Gabriel Cibber. The monument was built to commemorate the great fire of London. Photo by Alison Chambre.