Central casting

Published: May 2014


Who (in order of appearance): Lawyer, statesman, and humanist St. Thomas More (1478–1535), eight feet tall, bronze. In his hand, wrapped for transport, he holds a palm frond symbolizing his martyrdom. • Bolivian-born sculptor Pablo Eduardo (in brown shirt), who also created the statue of St. Ignatius in front of Higgins Hall on Middle Campus. • University President William P. Leahy, SJ (in maroon baseball cap).

Where: Garden outside the Law Library, on Newton Campus.

When: September 23, 2013.

The sculpture is a gift of the Privitera family, which includes three graduates of the Law School, Francis D. ’56, Francis D. Jr. ’95, and Philip ’95. A dedication ceremony took place May 2, 2014.

This feature was posted on Monday, May 5, 2014 and is filed under Boston College Minute.
Producer: Ravi Jain.