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Statue of Our Lady

By Hillis Arnold
Category: Statue

About

The highly stylized, 8-foot-high sculpture was commissioned for the religious school under the supervision of the architect who designed a new, modern building for the campus. The school paper forewarned students that the sculpture would be “in the modern design” and reminded them that “the artist is not always a photographer” and that “art must reflect the time in which it is made.”

Dimensions: 8’3
Year Completed: 1952
Material: Concrete
Owner: Fontbonne College
Donor: Sodality of Our Lady


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