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Sculptor:
Lipchitz, Jacques 1891-1973  Search this
Founder:
Unknown (Pietrasanta, Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Greysolon, Daniel  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Minnesota granite
Culture:
French  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Minnesota Tweed Museum of Art 10 University Drive Duluth Minnesota 55812
Located University of Minnesota Ordean Court Duluth Minnesota
Date:
Commissioned 1963. 1964-1965. Dedicated Nov. 5, 1965
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On plaque on left side of base:) DANIEL GREYSOLON, SIEUR DU LUTH/1639-1710/FOR WHOM THE CITY OF DULUTH WAS NAMED/JACQUES LIPCHITZ/SCULPTOR/UNVEILED NOVEMBER 5, 1965/A GIFT FROM ALBERT L. ORDEAN/TO/THE CITIZENS OF DULUTH
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:
Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Du Luth, stands dressed in a plumed hat covering a long, curly wig, a fringed Native-American jacket, and knee-length boots. He holds a document in his proper left hand and points with his proper right hand. The sculpture is mounted on a tall, cylindrical base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Wig  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Indian Dress  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Scroll  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000336
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_330861