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Oakland Cemetery - Lion of Atlanta #4, Marie Matthews, watercolor
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Oakland Cemetery - Lion of Atlanta #4

2006
watercolor on paper
12 x 16 inches

Collection of the Artist

Exhibition History:

  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, Binders in the Limelight Show, 2006 (Marc Chatov, Juror)
  • First Place - Okefenokee Heritage Center, Annual Juried Art Show, 2007

From the Oakland self-guided tour:

"The Lion of Atlanta was erected by the Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association and unveiled April 26, 1894 to honor the Unknown Confederate Dead. A replica of the Lion of Lucerne in Switzerland, the statue depicts a dying lion resting on a Confederate battle flag."

Several other views are available:

Exhibition History:

  • First Place, Atlanta Artists Center, AAC in the Limelight (Binders), 2006 (Marc Chatov, juror)
  • First Place, Painting, Okefenokee Heritage Center, Annual Juried Exhibition, 2006