OOS Sculpture

St. Ignatius of Loyola

1997 / Larry Griffis / University Heights

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Saint Ignatius kneels on his right knee extending his left hand to present his sword. His shield lies in front of his right knee. This is symbolic of Saint Ignatius giving up his life as a soldier to turn to a life devoted to God. He is dressed in military garb including a helmut with facial protection which is up on the top of his head.

Location: John Carrol University, 20700 North Park Blvd

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Larry Griffis, “St. Ignatius of Loyola,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 30, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/908.

Title

St. Ignatius of Loyola

Description

Saint Ignatius kneels on his right knee extending his left hand to present his sword. His shield lies in front of his right knee. This is symbolic of Saint Ignatius giving up his life as a soldier to turn to a life devoted to God. He is dressed in military garb including a helmut with facial protection which is up on the top of his head.

Creator

Date

1997

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

908

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

In quad in front of St. Francis Chapel

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Provider Entity

Class of 1962

Location Site

Location Street

20700 North Park Blvd

Media Base Depth

4 feet, 11 inches

Media Sculpture Height

5 feet, 6 inches

Media Sculpture Width

2 feet, 6 inches

Media Sculpture Depth

4 feet

Media Base Height

2 feet, 10 inches

Media Base Width

3 feet, 8 inches

Installation Date

1998

Creation Date

1997

Materials

Inscription

Sculptor's signature appears on bronze near right ankle