Sculpture and pedestal given in 1928 in memory of Harriet (Mrs. James H.) Windsor, by her children (#99?)
SPRING - Lobby
b. 1831 - d. 1897
Signed lower left, Johnson Mundy Sr. Given under the will of Mrs. Abdill. (Marble Medallion) Presented by Mrs. A. B. Abdill, charter member of the Club. Located in Lobby
R. Cash "Spring". Marble Medallion: Round marble plaque. 19 1/2 inches diameter. Portrait bust of woman. Signed lower left, 'Johnson Mundy, Sr.' Given 1935 under will of Mrs. C. M. Abdill, per estate administrator letter 8/13/35.
MARBLE BUST OF EVANGELINE - Mirror Room
Presented by Mrs. R. B. McGregor
Variegated Marble Bust
Not signed appraisal $750
VENUS WITH CUPID - Deets
White Marble. Full figure nude running with winged Cupid on shoulder. Right hand at wrist and right upper arm repaired, 1927. 40.5 inches tall. Presented in memory of Mrs. W. J. Pratt by her children.
Not in Harwood appraisal. Listed in Cash inventory but not appraised.
HEBE - Gallery
CANOVA, ANTONIO(Copy). Presented by Mrs. Addison Parker in memory of Mrs. John M. Day. 33 inches. Base cracked.
Carrara Marble. Copy of original by Antonio Canova Full figure of Hebe, Greek goddess of Youth and Spring, with flowing robe, cherub at her feet. n.d. Some repair done and additional needed. 28 inches
Per news clipping in 1912-17 Art Exhibit scrapbook, the sculpture was purchased by Mrs. Day in Italy; copy of original by Antonio Canova,1946 gift of Mrs. Addison Parker in memory of Mrs. John Day who loaned it to the club in 1916-17.
Marble full figure holding ewer and chalice. She is the daughter of Zeus and Hera. Hebe was the cupbearer for the gods and goddesses of Mt. Olympus, until she was married to Hercules.
The Greek Slave - Deets
Presented by Mrs. Hugh G. Welpton and Mrs. David Jewett in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jewett.
Insured and appraised $3500. 39 inches. Copy of the original by American sculptor, Hiram Powers.
The first publicly exhibited, life-size, American sculpture depicting a fully nude female figure, Powers originally modeled the work in clay, in Florence, Italy in 1843. The first marble version of the sculpture was completed by Powers' studio in 1844 and now resides in Raby Castle, England. Six full-sized marble versions of the statue were mechanically reproduced for private patrons, based on Powers' original model, along with numerous smaller-scale versions.
CROUCHING VENUS - Deets
Marble figure, crouching
Presented in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Samish by their nephew, Julius Samish.