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The Spirit of Life, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
St. Paul's Church Main Street Stockbridge Massachusetts
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Summary:
A standing female angel holding her arms above her head and raising her proper right leg slightly. Her wings are extended behind her and her long robes are blown slightly. The sculpture is installed on a square marble base under the portico of St. Paul's Church.
Topic:
Allegory--Life
Religion--Angel
Control number:
IAS MA000228
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Garden for Readers Digest Building: Fountain, (sculpture)

Fountain, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988
Architect:
Raymond, Antonin 1888-1976
Medium:
Sculpture: iron; Basin: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Macalester College St. Paul Minnesota 55105
Located Macalester College Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Courtyard St. Paul Minnesota
Date:
1951
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987.
Grove, Nancy & Diane Botnick, "The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979," New York: Garland Pub., 1980, no. 308B.
Topic:
Abstract
Control number:
IAS 87560224
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Tsukuru, (sculpture)

To Build, (sculpture)Ikiru, (sculpture)To Live, (sculpture)Hiroshima Bridge, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988
Architect:
Tange, Kenzo 1913-2005
Medium:
Concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Peace Park Hiroshima Japan
Date:
1951-52
Notes:
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987.
Grove, Nancy & Diane Botnick, "The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979," New York: Garland Pub., 1980, no. 310A.
Summary:
Bridge with guardrail curved upwards and capped with a half-sphere on each end.
Topic:
Architecture--Bridge--Hiroshima Bridge
Abstract
Allegory--Other--Progress
Allegory--Life
Control number:
IAS 87560226
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Brig. General John Geary Statue, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Schweizer, J. Otto 1863-1955
Fabricator:
Van Amringe Granite Company
Subject:
Geary, John
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Administered by Gettysburg National Military Park 97 Taneytown Road Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Located Gettysburg National Military Park Culp's Hill at the intersection of Slocum Avenue & Williams Avenue Gettysburg Pennsylvania 17325
Date:
Installed before July 1, 1919
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA5047, 1989.
Monumental News, Jan. 1913, pg. 62.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
A standing portrait of General Geary resting his proper left hand on his sword. The sculpture rests on a rough granite base adorned with an inscription plaque on the front on a bronze tablet bearing the Pennsylvania state seal on the back.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Military--General
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform
Control number:
IAS 77001100
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Thrice, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Perry, Charles O. 1929-2011
Architect:
Birkerts, Gunnar 1925-
Fabricator:
Unknown (Rome, Italy)
Medium:
Stainless steel painted bright yellow
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 250 Marquette Avenue Plaza Minneapolis Minnesota 55480 Accession Number: 73-45
Date:
Commissioned Feb. 1972. 1972. Dedicated 1973
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 1990.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Summary:
Consists of multiple sections that can be made into thirty to forty different shapes.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric
Control number:
IAS 76000003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Time Being, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Granlund, Paul Theodore 1925-2003
Architect:
Birkerts, Gunnar 1925-
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 250 Marquette Avenue Plaza Minneapolis Minnesota 55480 Accession Number: 73-18
Date:
Commissioned Feb. 1972. 1973. Installed May 1973
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 1990.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Summary:
A nude male figure appears to be coming out of a bronze mold in center of sculpture.
Topic:
Figure male--Nude
Figure male--Full length
Allegory--Time
Control number:
IAS 76000004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Constant Spring, (sculpture)

Hugh Galusha Memorial Fountain, (sculpture)
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Designer:
Birkerts, Gunnar 1925-
Medium:
Rough-hewn granite
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 250 Marquette Avenue Plaza Minneapolis Minnesota 55480
Date:
Commissioned 1972. 1973. Dedicated Sept. 1973
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 1982.
Summary:
A river fountain and waterfall. Water bubbles up at one end and flows in a trough in the granite the length of the sculpture, then cascades off a nine-foot drop at the other end into a pool.
Topic:
Abstract
Allegory--Place--Rivers
Homage--Galusha, Hugh D., Jr
History--United States--Westward Expansion
Control number:
IAS 76000005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Patriotism Guards the Flag, (sculpture)

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, (sculpture)Patriotism Guarding the Flag, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Bartlett, Paul Wayland 1865-1925
Architect:
Gilbert, Cass 1858-1934
Medium:
Statue: Minnesota red granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Flagstaff
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Duluth Public Arts Commission 303 City Hall Duluth Minnesota 55802
Located 5th Avenue West & 1st Street Duluth Minnesota
Date:
1919
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1994.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
University of Minnesota, Tweed Museum of Art, 1976.
Summary:
Statue is a male figure representing Patriotism. He is seated, his arms rest on a sword, and he wears a helmet and cape. The statue is mounted at the base of a larger memorial surmounted by eagles and a flagpole.
Topic:
Allegory--Civic--Patriotism
History--United States--Civil War
History--United States--Military history
Occupation--Military--Soldier
Occupation--Military--Sailor
Figure male--Full length
Object--Weapon--Sword
Dress--Accessory--Helmet
Control number:
IAS 76000029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Jay Cooke, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Shrady, Henry Merwin 1871-1922
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works
Subject:
Cooke, Jay
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Duluth Public Arts Commission 303 City Hall Duluth Minnesota 55802
Located London Road & 8th Avenue East Duluth Minnesota
Date:
1921. Relocated ca. 1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1994.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
University of Minnesota, Tweed Museum of Art, 1976.
Summary:
Bearded figure of Jay Cooke seated on a bench. At Cooke's proper left side is a collie. Cooke holds a cane in his proper right hand. His proper left leg is crossed over his proper right leg. A hat rests on his proper left knee. Cooke is seated at one end of the bench; the other end of the bench features a decorative wreath in relief.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Monetary--Banker
Dress--Accessory--Cane
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Animal--Dog--Collie
Control number:
IAS 76000032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Prometheus, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Liberman, Alexander 1912-1999
Medium:
Aluminum, painted black and white
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Minnesota Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum 333 East River Road Minneapolis Minnesota 55455 Accession Number: 68.6
Located University of Minnesota Anderson Hall, north facade Minneapolis Minnesota 55455
Date:
1964
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
University Art Museum, 1969, 1988.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
"American Paintings and Sculpture in the University Art Museum," Minneapolis, MN: University Art Museum, University of Minnesota, 1986, pg. 505.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric
Mythology--Classical--Prometheus
Control number:
IAS 76000065
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Scroll, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Rood, John 1902-1974
Medium:
Sculpture: steel frame covered with hammered repousse copper plates covered with bronze; Pool: dark marble lined with aggregate
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Minneapolis Public Library and Information Center 300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis Minnesota 55401
Date:
1960
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Minneapolis Public Library and Information Center, 1978.
Summary:
Abstract, coiled form with cuneiform designs hammered into its surface. The designs are similar in appearance to characters used in writing by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians. The sculpture is set in a pool.
Topic:
Abstract
Object--Written Matter--Scroll
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Literature
Control number:
IAS 76000112
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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P.H., (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Beyer, Steven J. 1951-
Medium:
Steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Date:
1977
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
General Mills, Inc., 1982.
Topic:
Abstract
Control number:
IAS 76000115
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Flight, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Engman, Robert 1927-
Medium:
Sculpture: steel, painted white; Base: steel; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Located General Mills James Ford Bell Research Center 9000 Plymouth Avenue North East lawn Golden Valley Minnesota
Date:
1972 or 1973. Relocated 1990
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
General Mills, Inc., 1982.
Topic:
Abstract
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Flight
Control number:
IAS 76000117
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Northwoods Staccato: Homage to Paul Bunyan, (sculpture)

North Sta-cato, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
House, John V. 1926-
Founder:
Fonderia Francesco B
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Located General Mills James Ford Bell Research Center 9000 Plymouth Avenue North West side of building along entrance sidewalk Golden Valley Minnesota
Date:
1972. Relocated ca. 1985
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
General Mills, Inc., 1982.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
House, John V., family of, 2014.
Summary:
This homage to lumberjack Paul Bunyan is an abstract sculpture consisting of bronze wedges in a curved arrangement
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric
Homage
Literature--Character--Paul Bunyan
Allegory--Place--Forests
Control number:
IAS 76000122
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Sea Pod, (sculpture)

Seed Pod, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
House, John V. 1926-
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Date:
1960
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
General Mills, Inc., 1982.
Topic:
Abstract
Control number:
IAS 76000123
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Butterfly Gate, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Loppnow, Duane
Medium:
Sculpture: welded stainless steel; Foundation: river rock
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by General Mills Art Collection One General Mills Boulevard, P. O. Box 1113 Golden Valley Minnesota 55440
Located General Mills James Ford Bell Research Center 9000 Plymouth Avenue North Front lawn, southwest corner Golden Valley Minnesota
Date:
1977. Relocated 1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
General Mills, Inc., 1982.
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric
Control number:
IAS 76000127
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Christopher Columbus, (sculpture)

To Christopher Columbus Discoverer of America, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
Brioschi, Carlo 1879-1941
Assistant:
Lentelli, Leo 1879-1961
Architectural firm:
C. H. Johnston
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
Italian
Type:
Sculptures-Exedra
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Minnesota Columbus Memorial Committee St. Paul Minnesota
Located Minnesota State Capitol Cedar between Aurora & Constitution Avenue St. Paul Minnesota
Date:
Commissioned 1930. 1931. Dedicated Oct. 12, 1931
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Summary:
Full-length standing figure of Christopher Columbus, dressed in long coat, with chain necklace. He holds a folded document in his proper right hand; his proper left hand points out to the side. Nautical elements (rope, anchor and chain) are at his feet. He stands atop a rectangular base decorated with incised sailing ship and flanked by two eagles on world globes, all part of a larger exedra setting.
Topic:
Portrait male
Ethnic
Occupation--Transportation--Navigator
Architecture--Boat--Sailing Ship
Animal--Bird--Eagle
Control number:
IAS 76000138
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Floyd B. Olson, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Brioschi, Amarigo J.
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works
Subject:
Olson, Floyd B
Medium:
Figure: cast bronze; Base and wall: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Minnesota Minnesota State Capitol St. Paul Minnesota
Located Minnesota State Capitol North end of Capitol Mall, one block north of John Ireland Boulevard & Constitution Avenue St. Paul Minnesota
Date:
1958
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Minnesota Historical Society, 1976.
Summary:
Standing male figure of Governor Floyd B. Olson. Olson wears a double breasted suit. His proper right arm and hand are raised, with the index finger and thumb pointing upward in a gesturing position. His proper left hand rests on a wall behind him. The wall rises from behind the base to the level of Olson's hips, and extends out from the sides of the base at a lower level, roughly the same height as base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--Governor
Control number:
IAS 76000139
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Nathan Hale, (sculpture)

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Sculptor:
Partridge, William Ordway 1861-1930
Founder:
Aubry Brothers & Company
Subject:
Hale, Nathan
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: Mt. Airy granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of St. Paul St. Paul Minnesota
Located Summit & Portland Avenues St. Paul Minnesota
Date:
Dedicated July 10, 1907
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Minnesota Historical Society, 1976.
Summary:
Standing figure of Nathan Hale with his hands tied behind his back. He is dressed in simple period attire. The figure is mounted atop a tapered base that features a laurel wreath relief on its front and inscriptions on front and back.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
State of Being--Evil--Imprisonment
History--United States--Revolution
Occupation--Military--Captain
Occupation--Political--Statesman
Occupation--Education--Teacher
Control number:
IAS 76000144
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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John Albert Johnson Memorial, (sculpture)

Governor John Albert Johnson, (sculpture)
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Sculptor:
O'Connor, Andrew Jr. 1874-1941
Founder:
Alexis Rudier Fondeur
Subject:
Johnson, John Albert
Medium:
Figures: bronze; Base: St. Cloud granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Minnesota Minnesota
Located Minnesota State Capitol Capitol Mall St. Paul Minnesota
Date:
1910-1912. Dedicated Oct. 19, 1912
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota, Minneapolis - St. Paul survey, 1993.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Minnesota Historical Society, 1976.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, MN0023, 1989.
Monumental News, Nov. 1910, pg. 808 and Oct., 1913, pg. 721.
Summary:
Figure of John Albert Johnson leaning against a draped pedestal, with his proper right arm folded behind him. Figure of Johnson is mounted on top of upper central base. Below Johnson on his proper right is a grouping of two male figures, a miner and a manufacturer, standing on lower section of base. The miner faces the base and holds a pickax with both hands. The manufacturer faces outward, with his proper left hand resting on a sledgehammer and his proper right hand draped over his left wrist. Below Johnson on his proper left is a another grouping of two male figures, a lumberjack and a farmer, standing on lower section of base. The lumberjack wears a backpack and carries a hat in his proper right hand and an indistinguishable object in his proper left hand. The farmer's proper right hand is on his hip and a scythe is in his proper left hand. Both figures face outward.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--Governor
Occupation--Writer--Editor
Figure group--Male
Occupation--Industry--Mining
Occupation--Industry--Manufacturing
Occupation--Industry--Lumber
Occupation--Farm
Object--Tool--Axe
Object--Tool--Hammer
Object--Tool--Scythe
Control number:
IAS 76000157
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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