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Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Baskin, Leonard 1922-2000  Search this
Subject:
Whitman, Walt  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze; Relief plaque: bronze; Pedestal: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Whitman Plaza Entrance, Oregon Avenue between 4th & 5th Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1981. Dedicated Dec. 1985
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Summary:
Head of Walt Whitman mounted on a tall rectangular pedestal. The front of the pedestal has a relief plaque of Whitman standing with mustache and beard, wearing a jacket and vest. A commemorative plaque is set above the relief plaque and another plaque is located on the back of the pedestal.
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Journalist  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000491
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_327961