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George Washington

Artist:
Donald De Lue, 1898 - ?
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1950
Topic:
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolution
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line:
Current Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
24523
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery
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George Washington, (sculpture)

George Washington as Master of the Lodge, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Founder:
Unknown (Italy)
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Bronze on black granite base
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
George Washington Masonic National Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria Virginia 22301
Date:
Cast 1966.; Copyrighted 1959
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Political--President
Occupation--Military--General
Dress--Historic--Eighteenth Century Dress
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Object--Other--Gavel
Control number:
IAS 54340001
Notes:
George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 1989
Summary:
Figure holds a gavel in his proper right hand which he rests on a podium. He holds his hat in the crook of his proper left arm. He wears the Masonic collar, jewel and Watson/Cassoul Masonic Apron
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Bronze on a granite base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Masonic Home and Hospital 22 Masonic Avenue Courtyard Wallingford Connecticut 06492
Date:
1959. Dedicated Oct. 2, 1965
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Object--Other--Gavel
Control number:
IAS CT000004
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Connecticut survey, 1993
Hornstein, Harold, "Nutmeg Memorial to Washington," Connecticut Square & Compasses, January/February/March 1979, pg. 8
Summary:
Standing figure of George Washington dressed in an overcoat, knickers and a Masonic apron and medallion. He holds a tricorn in his proper left hand and a gavel in his proper right hand. He stands next to an octagonal pedestal with an octagonal stone, a Masonic symbol of enlightened manhood, resting on top. The apron denotes honorable labor and innocence, and the medallion represents the fact that George Washington was a Mason who served as the master of his lodge
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington (Masonic statue), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Pedestal: granite; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by State of Michigan Lansing Michigan
Coadministered by Masonic Temple 233 East Fulton, Suite 20 Grand Rapids Michigan 49503
Located Lewis Cass State Office Building Corner of Walnut & Washtenaw Lansing Michigan
Date:
Installed July 21, 1982. Dedicated Aug. 7, 1982. Rededicated 1987
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Dress--Ceremonial
Emblem--Masonic
Control number:
IAS MI000621
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993
Commission on Art in Public Places, Michigan, 1988
Summary:
George Washington stands dressed in britches with an apron and a medallion decorated with Masonic symbols. He holds a three-cornered hat in the crook of his proper left arm, and a gavel in his proper right hand. He wears an open, buttoned, overcoat, and has a short octagonal podium to his proper right. The figure stands on a square pedestal with the Masonic emblem carved on the right and left faces
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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General George Washington Kneeling in Prayer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Freedom Foundation Valley Forge Pennsylvania
Date:
Dedicated Sept. 9, 1967
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Military--General
Occupation--Political--President
Religion--Prayer
Control number:
IAS 76009554
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Summary:
Figure kneels on left knee with hands clasped before him and face down cast
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington as Master Mason, (sculpture)

George Washington Memorial Statue, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970 (copy after)
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Copy
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Detroit Landscape Division 2008 Water Board Building, 735 Randolph Street Detroit Michigan 48226
Located Old Mariners Church Jefferson Avenue, in front Detroit Michigan
Formerly located Council House Detroit Michigan
Date:
1959. Copyrighted 1959. Dedicated May 21, 1966
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry
Emblem--Masonic
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Object--Other--Gavel
Control number:
IAS MI000399
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993
Detroit Historical Museum, City of Detroit Monuments, 2004
Summary:
George Washington stands dressed in britches with an apron and a medallion decorated with Masonic symbols. He holds a three-cornered hat in the crook of his proper left arm, and a gavel in his proper right hand. He wears an open, buttoned, overcoat, and has a short podium to his proper right. The sculpture is mounted upon a stepped, inscribed base
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Our National Heritage 33 Marrett Road Front lawn Lexington Massachusetts 02173
Date:
1979
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Dress--Ceremonial
Emblem--Masonic
Control number:
IAS 87740207
Notes:
Carlock, Marty, "A Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston," Boston: Harvard Common Press, 1988
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997
Summary:
A small portrait of George Washington in full Masonic regalia stands atop a tall square base. In his proper left hand he hold his tricorn hat and in his proper right hand he holds a gavel which he rests on top of a short octagonal podium
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington Monument, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Architect:
Deacy, William Henry 1890-1967
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: possibly pink marble or pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation The Arsenal - Central Park New York New York 10021
Located Flushing Meadow-Corona Park 1964 World's Fair Grounds Flushing New York
Date:
1959. Copyrighted 1959
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Control number:
IAS NY000098
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1992
Summary:
Washington stands holding his hat in his proper left hand. He wears an apron adorned with the masonic symbol. His proper right hand holds a gavel which rests on a small podium
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Coated bronze sculpture on a polished granite base
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Indiana Department of Administration 402 West Washington Street, Indiana Government Center South Indianapolis Indiana 46202
Located Indiana State House South lawn, between Senate and Capitol Avenues Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1959.; Cast 1986.; Dedicated May 1987
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Object--Other--Gavel
Control number:
IAS IN000005
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1992
Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN), May 16, 1987, pg. 44
Summary:
George Washington stands with a tricorn hat in his proper left arm. He holds a gavel in his proper right hand, above a small pedestal with a block on top, which is to his proper right side. His proper left leg is forward a bit, and he wears a knee length coat; his "elaborate attire depicts how Washington was dressed on Sept. 18, 1793, when he laid the cornerstone of the U. S. Capitol in Washington, D. C."
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Washington Kneeling in Prayer, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Located George Washington Memorial Park Paramus New Jersey
Date:
Dedicated 1989
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Military--General
Occupation--Political--President
Recreation--Church--Prayer
Control number:
IAS NJ000549
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1994
Summary:
Full-length figure of George Washington kneeling on his proper left knee. He holds a sword in front of him; the tip of the blade rests on the ground and his hands are folded over the handle. He is dressed in uniform with boots and a flowing cape. His head is bowed. The bronze sculpture stands on a large rectangular base
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Washington, (sculpture)

George Washington, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Baker, Bryant 1881-1970
Engineer:
Habans, Robert N.
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New Orleans Department of Property Management 1300 Perdido Street, City Hall, Room 5W01 New Orleans Louisiana 70112
Located Adjacent to New Orleans Public Library, Gravier and Loyola New Orleans Louisiana
Date:
1959. Dedicated Feb. 2, 1960
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Political--President
Object--Other--Gavel
Emblem--Masonic
Control number:
IAS 88350035
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Louisiana, New Orleans survey, 1993
Cocke, Edward J., "Monumental New Orleans," New Orleans: La Fayette Pub., 1968
Summary:
Heroic figure of George Washington, striding forward with proper left foot. He is dressed in knee-length jacket and wears a Masonic apron. His proper right hand holds a gavel which is resting on a pedestal
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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George Gurney interviews with sculptors, 1977-1978

Creator:
Gurney, George
Hancock, Walker Kirtland 1901-1998
Hawkins, Benjamin Franklin b. 1896
Jennewein, Carl Paul 1890-
Kiselewski, Joseph 1901-1986 or 8
Knauth, Jerri Ricci
Lantz, Michael 1908-
Lo Medico, Thomas Gaetano 1904-1985
Mankowski, Bruno 1902-1990
Margoulies, Berta 1906 or 7-1996
McVey, William Mozart 1905-1995
Rubins, David K
Rudin, Paul
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich) 1895-1983
Weinman, Robert A. 1915-
Amateis, Edmond Romulus 1897-1981
Barbarossa, Theodore Cotillo 1906-1992
Cecere, Gaetano 1894-1985
Contini, Cesare 1907-
De Coux, Janet 1904-1999
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
Gross, Chaim 1904-1991
Physical description:
27 sound cassettes + transcripts
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1977
1977-1978
Topic:
Sculpture
Art and state
Art historians
Museum curators
Sculptors
Local number:
AAA
AAA
AAA gurngeor2
Notes:
Art historian and curator; Washington, D.C
Summary:
Twenty-one interviews conducted by George Gurney with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of American Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980. Interviewees include Edmond R. Amateis, Theodore Barbarossa, Gaetano Cecere, Cesare Contini, Janet De Coux, Donald De Lue, Chaim Gross, Walker Hancock, Benjamin Franklin Hawkins, Carl Paul Jennewein, Joseph Kiselewski, Jerri Knauth, Michael Lantz, Thomas Lo Medico, Bruno Mankowski, Berta Margoulies, William McVey, David Rubins, Paul Rudin, Heinz Warneke, and Robert A. Weinman
See more items in:
George Gurney interviews with sculptors, 1977-1978
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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