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]

Cuba[edit]

  • Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, (Santiago de Cuba)Tumba de Heberto Soler Perez (1910-1925)

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

In the last episode,"Eden", of the TV series, "The Killing".(2014)

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
  1. ^ Emelyn Eldredge Story (1820 - 1895) at Find a Grave
  2. ^ William Wetmore Story (1819 - 1895) at Find a Grave
  3. ^ Style Skin: Change skin. "Guardian Angel by Drusila333 on DeviantArt". Drusila333.deviantart.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  4. ^ "Photo of Weeping angel". Panoramio. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  5. ^ "Picasa Web Albums - Ksawery". Picasaweb.google.com. 2011-11-21. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  6. ^ Charles Bettendorf Hausse (1863 - 1929) at Find a Grave
  7. ^ Steen Monument at Find a Grave
  8. ^ Dr Mary S. Ertl (1856 - 1931) at Find a Grave
  9. ^ "Labor of Love Leads to a Happy Ending for "Angel of Grief"". Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
  10. ^ "Angel of Grief Restoration" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
  11. ^ "A photo of the Memorial after the 1906 quake, showing the fallen canopy.". 
  12. ^ Henry Clay Lathrop (1844 - 1899) at Find a Grave
  13. ^ Jennie Lina Roosevelt Pool (1853 - 1911) at Find a Grave
  14. ^ Harry Paul Simpson (1887 - 1895) at Find a Grave
  15. ^ Victor John Mature (1913 - 1999) at Find a Grave
  16. ^ Chapman Henry Hyams (1838 - 1923) at Find a Grave
  17. ^ Style Skin: Change skin. "Grief by sunlitcerulean on DeviantArt". Sunlitcerulean.deviantart.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  18. ^ Maria Louisa Barnes Hooper (1827 - 1891) at Find a Grave
  19. ^ Hattie Belle McMillan (1886 - 1887) at Find a Grave
  20. ^ Rev Thomas Cox Teasdale (1808 - 1891) at Find a Grave
  21. ^ Martin Hyland (1880 - 1929) at Find a Grave
  22. ^ John H Trorlicht at Find a Grave
  23. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  24. ^ Aurelia Platt Cassard at Find a Grave
  25. ^ Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti (2010-01-13). "Mille Fiori Favoriti: Angel of Grief". Millefiorifavoriti.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  26. ^ John B. O'Donohue (1857 - 1918) at Find a Grave
  27. ^ Lucia A. DiCesare (1879 - 1927) at Find a Grave
  28. ^ Blair Aryn Ciallella (1987 - 2007) at Find a Grave
  29. ^ "Grief | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. 2009-09-03. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  30. ^ "Mary E. & D. Eugene FREY". Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  31. ^ Style Skin: Change skin (2013-01-05). "The Grieving by STRONG-COAT-OF-BLACK on DeviantArt". Strong-coat-of-black.deviantart.com. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  32. ^ "Grief, Weeping Angel Statues in Houston, Dallas, Scottsville, Denison and Waco, Texas". Texasescapes.com. 1904-01-15. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  33. ^ "Cemetery Statues - twaillahsphotography". Twaillahsphotography.smugmug.com. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  34. ^ Myrtel Pickens Blakeney (1878 - 1962) at Find a Grave
  35. ^ Emilio Davila (1864 - 1928) at Find a Grave
  36. ^ William Scott Youree (1872 - 1904) at Find a Grave
  37. ^ "Angel of Grief | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. 2013-04-07. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  38. ^ Mrs Gloria Lee Hwa Cheng (1947 - 2011) at Find a Grave
  39. ^ Abby B Hill (1866 - 1903) at Find a Grave
  40. ^ Clarence LeRoy Melcher, Sr (1912 - 1999) at Find a Grave
  41. ^ "Angel of Grief - Forest Park Houston - Gutierrez monument | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. 2013-07-27. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  42. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 
  43. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 

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