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Sculptor:
Caron  Search this
Founder:
Tallix  Search this
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Medium:
Bust: bronze; Base: gray granite
Culture:
Italian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Broome County Courthouse Square Binghamton New York
Date:
1992
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Image on file.
CARON '92 (Front of base, incised lettering:) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS/"VIR LIGUR ATQUE ITALICUS"/EXPLORER AND NAVIGATOR/DISCOVERER OF AMERICAN/HERALD/OF THE JOURNEY TO OUR LAND/OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE/OF/ALL RACES, CREED AND NATIONALITY/BROOME COUNTY/QUINCENTENNIAL COMMITTEE/1492--1992 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 bust of Christopher Columbus wearing a small cap is mounted on a slender rectangular base. The front of the base is carved with images of his three sailing ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Occupation--Transportation--Navigator  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Nina  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Pinta  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Santa Maria  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000913
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339759