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THE THREE GRACES

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

The Three Graces

Charles Cary Rumsey

Dedicated 1987


 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Granite Base with Fountain Jet

 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 4 2 2 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 2.5 2.5 2.5 N/A

Description

Description
Three female figures representing Aglaia, Euphrosene and Thalia stand around a fountain jet as if washing. One figure stands on one leg holding her proper right foot with her proper left hand. Another figure has her proper left elbow aloft with her proper left hand behind her neck and her proper right hand resting on the figure next to her. The third figure stands with her proper left arm bent at the elbow, proper left hand on her shoulder, and proper right arm at her side. Inscription on nearby plaque reads: "The Three Graces fountain sculpture by Charles Cary Rumsey 1879-1922. Donated 1987 by the Rumsey and Goodyear families and the patrons of Forest Lawn Cemetery."

 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information available at this period.





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Forest Lawn Cemetery, center of Mirror Lake
 
Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
N/A
 
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Good

Surveyed By

Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey June
1992
Good Good N/A