Emma and the Angel of Central Park at I AM Books

Mar 16, 2024 836

Friday, April 5 · 6:30 - 7:30pm EDT. I AM Books - 124 Salem Street Boston, MA. "In the heart of Central Park there is an angel. It is the Angel of the Waters statue, which appeared on the Bethesda Fountain on May 31, 1873. It has since earned a place among the city's icons-a deserved place for its classical beauty, although not everyone knows that it is much more.

A symbol of love, harmony, healing, and rebirth, as the historical motivation for its creation affirms." This is the story of the angel and the artist who created it. Emma Stebbins created the Angel while living and working in Rome, Italy, in the second half of the nineteenth century. She was born in New York City and was “married” to the Bostonian actress Charlotte Cushman.

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