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District Building Figure Group over Entrance, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Nesti, Adolfo  Search this
Bairstow, Ernest C. 1876-1962  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
John A. Wilson Building 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W Over entrance Washington District of Columbia 20004
Date:
Ca. 1907-1908
Notes:
Michael Richman, SAAM curatorial assistant, 1967-1969.
Summary:
The highly decorative exterior of the District Building (now known as the John A. Wilson Building) is adorned over the entrance with two allegorical female figures representing Law and Justice.
Topic:
Figure group--Female  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Law  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Justice  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78250007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_377906