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George Washington in Sculpture

  • 252 Pages
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  • English
Kessinger Publishing
History Of Art / Art & Design Styles, Sculpture, Art, Art & Art Instruction, History - Ge
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8465154M
ISBN 101417990511
ISBN 139781417990511

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Genre/Form: Portraits: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whittemore, Frances D. (Frances Dean), b. George Washington in sculpture. Boston, Marshall.

Photo, Print, Drawing [Bust sculpture of George Washington, right profile] [ b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress.

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The original was commissioned by the state government and planned by Thomas Jefferson, but it was destroyed by fire in Xavier Salomon's new book "Canova's George Washington" tells the story. George Washington is a statue by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon from the late 18th century.

Based on a life mask and other measurements of George Washington taken by Houdon, it is considered one of the most accurate depictions of the subject. The original sculpture is located in the rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia, and has been copied extensively.

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My library. Such a leader that has been the focus of many artists was George Washington. There are two particular George Washington Sculptures that have caught the eye of many.

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