The Angel of Death and the Sculptor (From the Milmore Memorial)
Daniel Chester French - 1889-1893
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Designed as an original bronze statue for a family in Massachusetts, and cast in Paris in 1892. In 1917 the president of the Metropolitan approached French and asked if he would produce a replica in marble. The Piccirilli brothers were given the task of carving the memorial 'tablet' and this was achieved between 1922-26.
Owner/Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY  (United States - New York)
Dates: 1889-1893
Artist age:Approximately 43 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 237.5 cm (93.5 in.), Width: 255.3 cm (100.51 in.)
Medium: Sculpture - marble
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 27 March 2014.
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