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Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Torres, Jose Acosta  Search this
Founder:
Stevens Art Foundry  Search this
Subject:
King, Martin Luther, Jr  Search this
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation 950 East Hildebrand San Antonio Texas 78212
Located Martin Luther King Plaza New Braunfels & Houston Streets San Antonio Texas
Date:
1981
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas, San Antonio survey, 1993.
Image on file.
JOSE ACOSTA TORRES STEPHENS (sic) ART FOUNDRY (On front of base:) "I HAVE A DREAM/REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR/JANUARY 15, 1929 - APRIL 4, 1968 signed Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Standing figure of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). He wears a long clerical robe with wide sleeves over a shirt, tie, and trousers. In his proper left hand he holds an open Bible. His proper right hand is raised in front of him as if he is speaking. Figure is mounted on an inscribed base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Reformer  Search this
Occupation--Religion--Clergy  Search this
Occupation--Political  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000366
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_321870