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Antonin Mercié, sculptor of the Lee Monument

Joseph T. Knox

Antonin Mercié, sculptor of the Lee Monument

the French academic tradition in American public sculpture

by Joseph T. Knox

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Published by French Institute, St. Christopher"s School in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercié, Antonin, 1845-1916 -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph T. Knox.
    ContributionsMercié, Antonin, 1845-1916., Marsh Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB553.M47 A4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1604350M
    LC Control Number91141011

      The Robert E. Lee Monument was the first and is the largest of Monument Avenue's monuments in Richmond, Virginia. In the Lee Monument Association commissioned a lithograph of a painting by Adalbert Volck. The lithograph, depicting Robert E. Lee on his horse, was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin :// Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam announced on Thursday he is removing the historic statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. The Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond was created by French sculptor Antonin Mercie. The cornerstone to the monument was placed in

    Discussions of Confederate monuments and flags — and legally authorized as well as spontaneous attempts to remove them — have seen a significant uptick since , just after the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, and even more since , when George Floyd died under the knee of a policeman after allegedly paying for cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 :// In the Lee Monument Association commissioned a lithograph of a painting by Adalbert Volck. The lithograph, depicting Robert E. Lee on his horse, was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin Mercié, with the cornerstone in place on ?p=

    Monument Avenue began with a statue of Robert E. Lee by the brilliant French sculptor Antonin Mercié. Unveiled in , it was part of the national wave of sentimental monument-building on the   In another scandalous turn, a French sculptor named Jean Antonin Mercié won the contest. The seething, emotional public, however, was largely able to put aside their differences. After twenty years of effort, on , approximately , spectators came from Richmond and beyond to see the monument’s ://


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The statue is mounted on an elaborate granite base in a landscaped, '-diameter circle. In Virginia governor Fitzhugh Lee consolidated two rival groups agitating for a memorial to Confederate hero Robert E.

Lee into a new Lee Monument Association. The association awarded the commission for a statue to French sculptor Jean Antonin ://   Antonin Mercié: Sculptor of the Lee Monument - The French Academic Tradition, Marsh Gallery, University of Richmond, Virginia,pp.

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Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Antonin Mercié, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and [Robert E. Lee monument, Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia] Summary Photograph shows equestrian monument by Antonin Mercié soon after installation with crate pieces lying beside it.

Contributor Names Mercié, Antonin,sculptor   The Richmond Lee Monument was the first to be placed on the storied Monument Avenue, which became one of the key Southern examples of the City Beautiful Movement.

5 Also linked with that movement is the Robert E. Lee Monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, the planned removal of which was the catalyst for the deadly Unite the Right rally in /article/little-of-artistic-merit/confederate-monuments. The monument was designed to be a “Mecca” for the South and a sanctuary for the “Lost Cause.” A Southern Symbol.

Mercié returned to the drawing board. He sketched Lee wearing a simple uniform, without a hat, sitting upright on an immobile horse facing the south. Quite the symbol. But the French sculptor did not receive unanimous :// In the Lee Monument Association commissioned the adaption of a painting done by artist Adalbert Volck into a lithograph.

The lithograph, depicting Robert E. Lee on his horse, was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin :// The Lee Monument was the first and is the largest of the street's monuments.

In the Lee Monument Association commissioned the adaption of a painting done by artist Adalbert Volck into a lithograph. The lithograph, depicting Lee on his horse was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin   A masterpiece of the internationally renowned French academic sculptor Marius Jean Antonin Mercié, raised high on a monumental pedestal designed by the French architect Paul Pujol, the Robert E.

Lee Monument is significant as the first of six monuments erected along Monument Antonin Mercié, sculptor of the Lee Monument: the French academic tradition in American public sculpture by Joseph T Knox (Book) 2 editions published in in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide The Lee Monument was the first and is the largest of the street's monuments.

In the Lee Monument Association commissioned the adaption of a painting done by artist Adalbert Volck into a lithograph. The lithograph, depicting Lee on his horse, was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin Mercié. (The horse was not Lee's favorite wartime horse, Traveller, as some Avenue/en-en.

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6); Governor Henry Lloyd, Maryland, re. a a complaint of Noah C. Stirling, a citizen of Maryland, for the seizure of his vessel "Martha E. Freemen" by one of the Oyster Police Steamers of Virginia (incl.

opinion of R. Ayers, Attorney ?docId=lva/vixml. 4 Lorsque Jubal Early () décida qu’il lui revenait de défendre la mémoire de Robert E. Lee, décédé le 12 octobreil organisa la Lee Monument Association avec ceux qui avaient servi dans l’Armée de Virginie du Nord et, dans un discours prononcé le 3 novembreil exposa une vision sans concession.

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Scott Elmquist. The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue (designed in by Parisian artist Antonin Mercie) as it appeared earlier this ://?. This week’s photograph was taken on a glass plate negative inand it shows the artist Marius Jean Antonin Mercié at work in his atelier.

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Lee Monument, Monument Avenue, Richmond Virginia Robert E. Lee Monument, Commander Of The Army Of Northern Virginia The bronze was created by French sculptor Antonin Mercie. Apparently Antonin didn’t think that Lee’s horse “Traveler” was the right scale for his sculpture so in place of Traveler he used a larger scale horse.

A grand boulevard was envisioned west of downtown with designated sites for monuments at major cross streets. The first to be erected was an equestrian sculpture of Robert E. Lee created by the French artist Antonin Mercié, fabricated in France, and shipped to the United Sates, much like the Statue of   Robert E.

Lee Monument. The Lee Monument was the first and is the largest of the street's monuments. In the Lee Monument Association commissioned the adaption of a painting done by artist Adalbert Volck into a lithograph.

The lithograph, depicting Lee on his horse, was the basis for the bronze statue created by French sculptor Antonin Mercié. (The horse was not Lee's favorite wartime    The Robert E. Lee statue by Frenchman Antonin Mercie is dedicated in a field west of town and sparks development of Monument Avenue.

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