Caspar Buberl (1834 – August 22, 1899) was an American sculptor. He is best known for his Civil War monuments, for the terra cotta relief panels on the Garfield Memorial in Cleveland, Ohio (depicting the various stages of James Garfield's life), and for the 1,200-foot (370 m)-long frieze on the Pension Building in Washington, D.C..
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Augustus St. Gaudens was a premier American sculptor of the late 1800’s. Before his death in 1907, he created some of the most honored works in America. One of his greatest pieces of work was a memorial for Marian Adams, wife of Henry Adams. Marian, called “Clover” by her friends had fallen into a dark depression after the death of her father in 1885. In December of that year, she committed suicide.
Henry Adams plunged into despair and commissioned St. Gaudens to create an elaborate memorial for his beloved “Clover” in Washington’s Rock Creek Cemetery.
The endeavor took over four years, frustrating Adams, but creating what some called “one of the most powerful expressive pieces in the history of American art. It was placed in the cemetery 1891 an became known as “Grief”.
This became a place for quiet and contemplation for Eleanor Roosevelt.
A statue of the Archangel Michael stands guard over the gravesite of John Hay, in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio. John Hay (1838-1905) was a secretary to President Abraham Lincoln and secretary of state under President Theodore Roosevelt. The statue of the Archangel Michale was created by American sculptor James Earle Fraser (1876-1953), who also designed the Buffalo / Indian head nickle in 1913 and Augustus Saint Gaudens.