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Sculptor:
Prezzi  Search this
Cecchini, Richard 1903-1981  Search this
Fabricator:
Canales Granite Company  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Elbert County Board of Education 50 Laurel Drive Elberton Georgia 30635
Located Elbert County Middle School 45 Forest Avenue Elberton Georgia 30635
Date:
Dedicated March 14, 1941. Rededicated Oct. 18, 1995
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Georgia, Atlanta survey, 1993.
Inventory staff, 2000.
Image on file.
(Front of base, incised:) FRANKLIN D./ROOSEVELT unsigned
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:
A high relief bust of Franklin D. Roosevelt atop a rectangular granite base that projects from a rough granite slab. The base is carved with a foliage along the bottom. The memorial originally had flanking mid-level side sections and sat on a wide, two-tiered base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS GA000274
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_327833