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Christus (Indianapolis)

Christus is a public artwork by an unknown artist located in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis, Indiana in the United States.

Christus
Christus at Oaklawn.jpg
Year ca. 1960 (1960)
Medium Marble
Dimensions 174 cm × 85 cm × 30 cm (68.4 in × 33.6 in × 12 in)
Location Indianapolis, United States
Coordinates 39°55′48″N 86°3′45″W / 39.93000°N 86.06250°W / 39.93000; -86.06250

DescriptionEdit

The work is made of marble and stands at 5 feet 7 inches. Built around 1960, it depicts Jesus Christ standing and wearing a robe and mantle. His head is bowed slightly and his eyes are closed. His arms are stretched in front of him with the palms of his hands facing upwards towards the sky. It stands upon a base made of brick and stone.[1]

ConditionEdit

The piece was surveyed in 1993 by Save Outdoor Sculpture!. It was described as being "well maintained."[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Christus (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture!. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 8 March 2014.