Testimony in Bronze : The Story of Florence Hansen and the Nauvoo Monument to Women
Salt Lake City, UT
In a garden setting, the Nauvoo Monument to Women includes thirteen pieces of bronze sculpture. This Monument is a statement to the world, each piece portraying some facet of woman's complex, diversified role. …
In 1975, sculptors were invited to offer proposals for the Monument. Dennis Smith of Alpine, Utah, submitted the concept of a sculpture garden and he completed eleven of the thirteen pieces. Florence Ptereson Hansen of Sandy, Utah, was the sculptor of two. The blending of their two distinctive styles creates an inspiring whole.
… This book deals chiefly with Florence's involvement and the story of her life leading up to an including her work on the Monument.