Angel of Grief

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This article is about the style of grave statuary. For the Doctor Who villains, see Weeping Angel.
The original Angel of Grief in Rome.
Other view

Angel of Grief is an 1894 sculpture by William Wetmore Story which serves as the grave stone of the artist and his wife at the Protestant Cemetery, Rome.[1][2] The term is now used to describe multiple grave stones throughout the world erected in the style of the Story stone.

Replicas[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • British Columbia
  • Quebec
  • Remillard family monument, Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery in Mt. Royal Park, Montreal[3]

Costa Rica[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

  • Arkansas
  • Steen monument, Oakland Cemetery, Little Rock[7]
  • California
Henry Lathrop monument, profile view, at Stanford University
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Maria Hooper monument, Hingham Cemetery, Hingham[18]
  • Mississippi
  • McMillan family monument, Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen[19]
  • Teasdale family monument, Friendship Cemetery, Columbus[20]
  • Missouri
  • Hyland-Carney family monument, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis[21]
  • Trorlicht family monument, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis[22]
  • New Jersey
  • Marion Groze Monument, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Florence[23]
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Blair Ciallela monument, Longwood Cemetery, Kennett Square[28]
  • Frey monument, Prospect Hill Cemetery, York[29][30]
  • Rhode Island
  • Desrochers monument, Precious Blood Cemetery, Woonsocket[31]
  • Blakeney monument, Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas[34]
  • Davila monument, Holy Cross Cemetery, Waco[35]
  • Rosa Lee Eissler monument, Prairie Lea Cemetery, Brenham[36]
  • Pastore family monument, Calvary Cemetery, Denison[37][38]
  • William Youree monument, Scottsville-Youree Cemetery, Scottsville. Son of Shreveport banker Peter Youree.[39]
  • Houston
  • Virginia
  • Presbyterian Cemetery. Lynchburg, Virginia[45]
  • Kelly Lee Loose Reynolds Bustamante monument. Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia[46]

Images[edit]

Reproductions in popular culture[edit]

  • Album Covers
  • Film

References[edit]

  • Bliss, Harry A., Memorial Art, Ancient and Modern, Harry A Bliss, Monument Photographer, Buffalo N.Y., 1912 p176
  • Brown, John Gary, Soul in the Stone: Cemetery Art From America's Heartland, University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas, 1994
  • Culbertson Randall, Permanent Californians: An Illustrated Guide to the Cemeteries of California, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, Chelsea Vermont, 1989
  • Christovich, Huber, McDowell, photographs by Betsy Swanson, New Orleans Architecture, Volume lll: the Cemeteries, Pelican Publishing Co., Gretna, 1997
  • Gillon, Edmond V., Victorian Cemetery Art, Dover Publications Inc., New York, 1972
  • Kvaran, Einar Einarsson, America's Cemetery Sculpture, unpublished manuscript
  • Richman, Jeff, author of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery New York’s Buried Treasure, phone interview with E. E. Kvaran, September 2006
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  2. ^ "William Wetmore Story (1819 - 1895) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  13. ^ "Jennie Lina Roosevelt Pool (1853 - 1911) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  15. ^ "Victor John Mature (1913 - 1999) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  20. ^ "Rev Thomas Cox Teasdale (1808 - 1891) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  27. ^ "Lucia A. DiCesare (1879 - 1927) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  28. ^ "Blair Aryn Ciallella (1987 - 2007) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  34. ^ "Myrtel Pickens Blakeney (1878 - 1962) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  35. ^ "Emilio Davila (1864 - 1928) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  36. ^ "Rosa Lee Dorothea Stelter Eissler (1923 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  38. ^ "Louis Pastore (1897 - 1908) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  39. ^ "William Scott Youree (1872 - 1904) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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  41. ^ "Mrs Gloria Lee Hwa Cheng (1947 - 2011) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  42. ^ "Abby B Hill (1866 - 1903) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  43. ^ "Clarence LeRoy Melcher, Sr (1912 - 1999) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
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