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Sculptor:
Stevens, Lawrence Tenney 1896-1972  Search this
Designer:
Jenkins, Frank Lynn 1870-1927  Search this
Founder:
Gorham Manufacturing Company  Search this
Bureau Brothers  Search this
Subject:
Harrison, John  Search this
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Pennsylvania Office of the Curator 100 College Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Located University of Pennsylvania Between Hayden Hall & Chemistry Laboratory Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Date:
Commissioned 1930. Cast 1931. Dedicated 1935
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1992.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
University of Pennsylvania, University Archives, 1970.
Fairmount Park Art Assoc., "Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone," NY: Walker Publ., 1974.
Image on file.
Fairmount Park Art Assoc., "Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone," NY: Walker Publ., 1974, pg. 306.
(Front of base, center:) John Harrison/Chemist/1773-1833 unsigned
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:
Standing portrait of John Harrison, arms slightly extended from sides, proper left hand lifted, proper left foot forward.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Science--Chemist  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001621
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12655