Freedman.
 Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910

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Title:Freedman
Notes:The sculpture may be viewed as an expression of Ward's own abolitionist sentiments. The idealized subject, poised between bondage and freedom, was understood by contemporary viewers to be an eloquent symbol of a tragic past and hopeful future.
Date:1863
Artist:Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910
Building:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object/Function:Sculpture, freestanding
City/Town:Philadelphia
State:PA
Country:United States

Scripture:Galatians 3:23-29
Lectionary links:CProp07
General Subject:Slavery
Faith
Freedom

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Attribution:Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910. Freedman, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=56961 [retrieved March 5, 2021]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Freedman%27,_plaster_sculpture_by_John_Quincy_Adams_Ward,.JPG.
Record Number:56961 Last Updated: 2020-09-26 15:11:08 Record Created: 2019-05-23 17:51:50
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition