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MARTINY, Philippe or Philip

Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1858 - New York City, New York, United States 1927

Beaux-arts, putti

Fine Arts, putti

1897

marble

group

Photo credit: ph. Carol M. Highsmith

© Artist:


Provenance

  • East Side of Great Hall, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress

Bibliography

  • Library's website, https://www.loc.gov/visit/tours/online-tours/thomas-jefferson-building/great-hall, 1 March 2016

Comment

  • Libray's website, 1 March 2016:
    The putti represent the arts of painting, architecture, and sculpture. Painting holds a palette, Architecture, with a Greek temple behind him, grasps a compass and scrolled plan, and Sculpture models a statue.