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Smithsonian Art Inventory Sculptures
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The Smithsonian Art Inventory includes over 400,000 works of art, including paintings and sculptures. This category is looking ONLY for outdoor public sculptures. This encompasses many sculpture types including monuments, mounted art, statues, abstract and realistic sculptures.
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Image for Peace - Mount Prospect, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesPeace - Mount Prospect, IL

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A globe with birds sits atop a stack of books, in which is the word Peace written in 30 languages, including Braille.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: never

Image for Pontarelli Mausoleum - Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesPontarelli Mausoleum - Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL

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The sculpture for the Pontarelli family mausoleum consists of two figures of angels in marble and Carrara marble portrait busts of Mr. and Mrs. Pontarelli.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: never

Image for Our Boys - Edison Park neighborhood, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesOur Boys - Edison Park neighborhood, Chicago, IL

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Beautiful granite pillar topped by an eagle, to commemorate the boys of the Edison Park neighborhood of Chicago who fought in World War 1.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2010

last visited: never

Image for World War I - Doughboy - Wheaton, Illinoisview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesWorld War I - Doughboy - Wheaton, Illinois

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Doughboy statue known as "Over the Top to Victory" was originally dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1929 and is located in Memorial Park, Wheaton, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: never

Image for Louis Hippach Family Chapel - Oakbrook Terrace, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesLouis Hippach Family Chapel - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

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A chapel built as a memorial to the parents of Louis Hippach, with sculpture by Richard W. Bock, a Chicago area sculptor and collaborator with Frank Lloyd Wright.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for Memorial to Theodore Roosevelt - Glen View Club, Golf, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesMemorial to Theodore Roosevelt - Glen View Club, Golf, IL

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Four boys stand together with a pug dog. The boys appear to be wearing boy scout uniforms -- knickers, boots and a hat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/10/2010

last visited: 6/9/2008

Image for Soaring - Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesSoaring - Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL

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A "butterfly" cross made with two pieces of metal bent to form the wings of a butterfly. The two pieces are joined together where they bend, one atop the other, to form a cross.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for Energy Form - Oak Brook, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesEnergy Form - Oak Brook, IL

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A large marble sculpture in two pieces, located behind Hamburger University on the McDonalds Corporate campus.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

Image for Veterans of World War I - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesVeterans of World War I - Chicago, IL

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A bronze plaque on the front of a stone boulder in front of the field house at Rutherford-Sayre Park.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 12/11/2009

last visited: 6/9/2008

Image for Roots and Wings - Oak Brook, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesRoots and Wings - Oak Brook, IL

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Tall sculpture with two wings extended out from the top, in Partners Park on the McDonald's office campus.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

Image for Continuity - Oak Brook, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesContinuity - Oak Brook, IL

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Gray circular granite sculpture located behind the offices for McDonalds Corporation on the campus for Hamburger University and The Lodge Hotel.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2009

last visited: never

Image for Jacob A. Riis - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesJacob A. Riis - Chicago, IL

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Inscription honoring Jacob Riis on bolder monument at the SW corner of the park. Reads "Friend of the children, defender of the poor..." Includes praise by Teddy Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/24/2009

last visited: never

Image for Not by Might Nor by Power But by My Spirit Saith the Lord of Hosts - River Forest, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesNot by Might Nor by Power But by My Spirit Saith the Lord of Hosts - River Forest, IL

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The spirit of Judaism is depicted as a supernatural being with a flamelike head and four eyes. The being holds aloft the tablets of the Ten Commandments, and rises above the symbolic creature described in JOB 40 as the earth-bound behemoth.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: never

Image for The Boulder - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesThe Boulder - Oak Park, IL

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Designed for the projecting pier(s) alongside the entrance to the Frank Lloyd Wright studio this sculpture depicts a figure of a crouching man emerging out of a boulder.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/11/2009

last visited: never

Image for Stork Pilasters - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesStork Pilasters - Oak Park, IL

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The pilasters at the entrance to Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park studio are adorned with reliefs depicting storks standing among foliage beside a scroll inscribed with an architectural plan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/11/2009

last visited: 5/18/2010

Image for Highland Park War Memorial - Highland Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesHighland Park War Memorial - Highland Park, IL

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Female figure, with arms out to sides but hands drawn in to chest, stands against a granite backdrop. To either side, and on the backdrop, are two bronze tablets which list the names of Highland Park servicemen who lost their lives during World War I

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: 8/1/2010

Image for Oak Park - River Forest War Memorial - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesOak Park - River Forest War Memorial - Oak Park, IL

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This monument in Scoville Park, was dedicated on Armistice (now Veteran's) Day, November 11, 1925, with Vice President C.G. Dawes and General Pershing in attendance. This bronze and granite memorial was designed by Gilbert P. Riswold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/23/2009

last visited: 12/9/2011

Image for Haymarket Martyrs' Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesHaymarket Martyrs' Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Home, IL

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A tall granite shaft and two bronze figures - a woman representing Justice holding a crown of laurels over the head of a fallen worker dressed in overalls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Waltersdorf (sic) Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesWaltersdorf (sic) Monument - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

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The monument created for the family cemetery plot of architect Walter Waltersdorf (sic) consists of a large slab of pink granite, covering four lots, with four headstones slightly raised.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Oak Park, River Forest Fountain - Oak Park, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesOak Park, River Forest Fountain - Oak Park, IL

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The rebuilt drinking fountain consists of a concrete shaft with square fountain opening in the center and flower box on top. There is a small relief panel on each face of the center shaft and two small reliefs panels on the inside of center opening.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for The Pilgrim  - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesThe Pilgrim - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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Death, represented by a hooded figure of an old woman or man, walking with a staff in their proper right hand.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: never

Image for Bartizal Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesBartizal Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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A figure of a sailor, dressed in uniform, stands with proper left arm resting on his hip. He stands on a base with a gravemarker and urn.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Kuchar Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesKuchar Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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A figure of a soldier, dressed in uniform with wide-brimmed hat, stands at parade rest. He originally held an object, possible a rifle, now mostly broken off, in his proper left hand.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Kokoska Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesKokoska Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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A figure of a soldier, dressed in uniform with cap and boots, stands at parade rest with rifle at his side, atop a tiered, inscribed base.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Jarolim Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Smithsonian Art Inventory SculpturesJarolim Memorial - Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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A figure of a sailor, dressed in uniform, stands on an inscribed base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/15/2011

last visited: never

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