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The Republic, (sculpture)
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931
Bacon, Henry 1866-1924
Jno. Williams, Inc.
Figure: bronze, gilded; Base: Stony Creek pink granite and grey speckled granite
Coadministered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Coadministered by Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois 60603-6110
Located Jackson Park Hayes (63rd Street) & Richards Drives Chicago Illinois
Dedicated May 11, 1918
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Bach, Ira J., and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983, pg. 242-243.
Riedy, James L., "Chicago Sculpture," Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1981, pg. 28-29.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, IL5050, 1989.
Monumental News, Sept. 1914; June 1918.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois, Chicago survey, 1992.
Standing female figure holding a staff in her proper left hand and a ball with a bird on it in her proper right hand. She is classically draped and wears a laurel wreath on her head.
Figure female--Full length
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums