Angel of Grief

Submitted by James Smith

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Client: Cotes des Neiges Cemetery

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Completion date: 2003

Artwork budget: $179,914

Project Team

Artist

James Smith

Artist

Peter LeBaron

Overview

Family Memorial carved from GEORGIA CHEROKEE MARBLE with a Barre Grey granite base 190.5CM X 183CM X 335CM carved 1 1/2 times life size.

Goals

This sculpture is the central feature of a family plot at the top of Mount Royal overlooking Montreal Centre - Ville.

Process

A team of James C. Smith, Doug Stephens and Peter Lebaron carved this memorial at Campbell monument Company in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. The image is derived from a sculpture carved in 1895 by William Wetmore Story an American Architect and was found by the client in the Protestant Cemetery in Rome Italy.