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Robert E. Lee Equestrian Statue Study Model, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Mosman, Melzar Hunt 1845-1926
Subject:
Lee, Robert E
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite colored wood
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Model
Owner/Location:
Anonymous Collection
Date:
Ca. 1877
Notes:
Moore, Merl M., Jr., 1994.
Daily Evening Transcript (Boston), Oct. 24, 1877, "Art and Artists" column.
Summary:
Equestrian portrait of General Lee in uniform with his field glasses held in hand. The model is made of bronze with a base made of wood finished to represent granite.
Study model for the $40,000 equestrian statue of General Robert E. Lee to be erected in Richmond, Virginia.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Equestrian
Occupation--Military--General
Dress--Accessory--Binoculars
Control number:
IAS 73500392
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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