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Oakland - Gray Monument (Niobi), Marie Matthews, watercolor
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Oakland - Gray Monument (Niobi)

2006
watercolor on paper
12 x 16 inches

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The plot for the Gray family includes this statue of the mythical Niobi, the symbol of eternal mourning, who was turned to stone as she wept for the deaths of her husband and 14 children.

Several other versions of Niobi, including a front view and a side view, are available.