Frederick MacMonnies, Civic Virtue


Frederick MacMonnies (sculptor), Thomas Hastings (architect), Piccirilli Brothers (carvers), Civic Virtue Triumphant Over Unrighteousness, 1922, marble, more than 17 feet high (originally City Hall Park, Manhattan, then Queens Borough Hall, now Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn but without fountain basins)

View of Civic Virtue in its original location in front of City Hall, before March 1941 (courtesy of The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services)

View of Civic Virtue in its original location in front of City Hall, before March 1941 (courtesy of The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Michele Bogart and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Frederick MacMonnies, Civic Virtue," in Smarthistory, June 6, 2021, accessed June 25, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/frederick-macmonnies-civic-virtue/.