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Sculptor:
Rosborough, Becky  Search this
Subject:
Andersen, Hans Christian  Search this
Medium:
Bust: bronze; Base: limestone
Culture:
Danish  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Danish Immigrant Museum 4228 Main Street Elk Horn Iowa 51531
Located Iowa Welcome Center Highway 173, south of town Elk Horn Iowa
Date:
1979
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Iowa survey, 1996.
Image on file.
R Ekgt (...illegible) (Plaque on upper front of base:) HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN/1805-1875/FAMOUS DANISH STORYTELLER/I.C.B. COMMITTEE 1979 signed
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Summary:
A bust of famous Danish author and storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, 1805-1875, with short curly hair parted on the proper left, wearing a bow tie and lapelled jacket. The bust is mounted upon a pyramidal, layered base with a plaque on the front.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Writer  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAS IA000219
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_327498