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Jefferson Davis, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Coppini, Pompeo 1870-1957
Assistant:
Tauch, Waldine Amanda 1892/94-1986
Landscape architect:
Cret, Paul Philippe 1876-1945
Architectural firm:
Morison & Walker
Subject:
Davis, Jefferson
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: limestone
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Texas at Austin President's Office Main Building, Room 400, P. O. Box T Austin Texas 78713
Located University of Texas at Austin Dolph Briscoe Center for American History Austin Texas 78712
Date:
Commissioned ca. 1920s. Cast 1924. Installed 1924. Relocated 1925. Relocated 1933. Removed Aug. 30, 2015. Relocated April 2017
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas, Austin survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, TX5001, TX5002, 1989.
Monumental News, July 1920; Feb. 1923.
Texas Monthly, April 17, 2017.
Summary:
Full-length portrait of Jefferson Davis, dressed in knee-length buttoned frock coat. He wears a stand up collar, with small knotted neck tie and holds a sheath of papers in his proper left hand. He is depicted as if giving a speech, gesturing with his proper right hand.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Occupation--Political--Statesman
Control number:
IAS 77006161
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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