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Maj. General John F. Reynolds Equestrian Statue, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Bush-Brown, Henry K. 1857-1935  Search this
Founder:
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Subject:
Reynolds, John F  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: red granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located at Gettysburg National Military Park North of Chambersburg Pike Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
1898. Dedicated July 1, 1899
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Gettysburg Battlefield.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA2017, 1989.
Image on file.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
An equestrian portrait of General John Fulton Reynolds, commander of the First Army Corps, as he was about to rush the left wing of the Army of the Potomac. He is depicted looking out to his proper left and pulling back on his horse's reins with his proper left hand. The horse has stopped short in mid-stride with just two hoofs on the ground. The sculpture rests on a rectangular granite base adorned with bronze inscription plaques.
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001082
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_11898