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Sculptor:
Bissell, George Edwin 1839-1920  Search this
Founder:
Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company  Search this
Subject:
Sloan, Sam  Search this
Medium:
Statue: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Lackawanna Ferry Terminal Hoboken New Jersey
Date:
1889
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(On proper right side of self base:) George Bissell (On proper left side of self base: founders mark) (On plaque on front of base, raised:) SAM SLOAN/1817-1907/FOR THIRTY-TWO YEARS PRESIDENT/OF THE DELAWARE LACKAWANNA &/WESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY/1867-1899/PRESENTED BY JOHN HENRY STARIN 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:
A portrait of Sam Sloan, dressed in a ruffled shirt and a long, buttoned knee-length coat. He stands with his proper left hand resting atop a low pillar topped with sheets of paper, while his proper right hand is placed at his proper right midriff. The figure is placed atop a base that is decorated at its upper front and sides with a garland-like design. The statue is placed within a raised garden area.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Transportation--Railroad  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000196
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_328387