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Spirit of Sacrifice (The Alamo Cenotaph)

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by Lauren Faske (Arts)

Tags Pompeo Coppini
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"Spirit of Sacrifice" (Alamo Cenotaph) by San Antonio artist Pompeo Coppini is a memorial to the fallen Alamo heroes. It is a large rectangular shaft with a wedge at lower portion of the piece.  It includes a large figure with two smaller figures huddled below to represent the spirit of the heroes rising from the dead.


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Accession#: 1939.COP.1
Artist First Name: Pompeo
Artist Last Name: Coppini
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Related Site URL: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fco67
Type: sculpture in the round
Media 1: marble-pink
Media 2: granite
Dimensions: 60' x 58 x 13' base 1'7" x 58' x 13'6"
Completion Year: 1939
Additional Information URL:
Location Name: Alamo Plaza
Artwork Address: 300 Alamo Plaza
Zip Code: 78205
Point X: -98.48677967
Point Y: 29.42582367
Additional Directions: Exterior
Council District: 1
Map Point Color: Orange




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300 Alamo Plaza

Additional Directions: Alamo Plaza
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Spirit of Sacrifice (The Alamo Cenotaph)

Artist: Pompeo Coppini
Category: categoryDowntown
Details: sculpture in the round, marble-pink, granite
Dimensions: 60' x 58 x 13' base 1'7" x 58' x 13'6"
Date completed: 1939
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"Spirit of Sacrifice" (Alamo Cenotaph) by San Antonio artist Pompeo Coppini is a memorial to the fallen Alamo heroes. It is a large rectangular shaft with a wedge at lower portion of the piece.  It includes a large figure with two smaller figures huddled below to represent the spirit of the heroes rising from the dead.



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