World War I, (sculpture)
- Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1993.
- (At the base of the figure:) ATTILIO PICCIRILLI ELGIT - 1923 (On rear of pylon:) THAT THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME/SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR MAY REMAIN FOREVER/FRESH IN THE HEARTS OF A GRATEFUL PEOPLE signed
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- A larger-than-life hooded female figure stands before a pylon. She holds a sword and palm frond in her proper left hand; and with her proper right hand lifts the veil away from her face. She wears a floor-length gown and sandals. The sword she holds is entwined by a vine or laurels. Behind her, the pylon is decorated on each corner with a ram's head and scrolls. The entire monument is mounted on a cement foundation.
- Data Source
- Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
- Piccirilli, Attilio 1866-1945
- Sculpture: stone; Base: stone; Foundation: cement
- Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture