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Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988  Search this
Architect:
Deacy, William Henry 1890-1967  Search this
Landscape architect:
Ewald, Walter A. J.  Search this
Founder:
Bedi-Rassy Art Foundry  Search this
Engineering firm:
Pickering Engineering Company  Search this
Subject:
Crump, Edward Hull  Search this
Medium:
Bronze portrait statue with granite pedestal, hemicycle, and reclining figures
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Memphis Park Maintenance Division 2599 Avery Avenue Memphis Tennessee 38112
Located Overton Park North of Poplar & Kenilworth Memphis Tennessee
Date:
1956.; Cast 1956.; Dedicated April 21, 1957
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Tennessee survey, 1992.
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN), April 22, 1957.
Summary:
A portrait statue on a pedestal in the middle of a circular platform with a semicircular wall or hemicycle. The statue is a standing male figure wearing a double-breasted overcoat and holding a cane in his proper right hand and a hat in his proper left hand. At the back of the base is hemicycle consisting of a curved wall lined with a bench. Against the back wall of the hemicycle, just above the bench, are two reclining figures, a male and a female, in high relief. One of the figures represents "Inspiration" and one represents "Achievement."
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Allegory--Other--Imagination  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Excellence  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76009532
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_20500