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Creator Role

sculptor

Description

Painted metal sculpture group on wood base. On brass label, affixed to base: ""Moody Fearful Night / Richard Masloski."" Sculpture depicts 4 uniformed soldiers and one civilian carrying wounded A. Lincoln. Sculpture is accompanied by large black pedestal.The title of the work, Moody, Tearful Night, is taken from Walt Whitman's poem about Lincoln's death, When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd.

Description Source

For more on artist and artifact see to http://www.masloski.com/moody.html accessed March 4th 2020.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

32 inches x 34 inches x 26 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

painted bronze

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative sculpture

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

The Lincoln enigma : the changing faces of an American icon / edited by Gabor Boritt.E457.8 .L737 2001

ID

5028

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Moody Tearful Night

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