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Sculptor:
Richards, Myra Reynolds 1882-1934  Search this
Subject:
Riley, James Whitcomb  Search this
Medium:
Bust: bronze; Pedestal: Indiana limestone and concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Indiana
Indianapolis
Date:
1916. Dedicated Oct. 7, 1937. Relocated 1993
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
Summary:
A bust of poet James Whitcomb Riley, depicted as elderly, wearing pince-nez spectacles. He is clean-shaven with thinning hair and wears a shirt with high collar, Windsor tie, double-breasted waistcoat with wide lapels, and a coat with wide lapels. The bust is mounted upon a square limestone pedestal mounted on a concrete slab.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Eye wear  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000881
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339168