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Sculptor:
Fairbanks, Avard 1897-1987  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: brick and concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Lyon College Art Department P. O. Box 2317 Batesville Arkansas 72503
Located Lyon College 2300 Highland Road Batesville Arkansas
Date:
1975. Installed 1998
Notes:
State of Arkansas, Department of Arkansas Heritage, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 2015.
(Lower proper left side of bust:) Avard T. Fairbanks / 1975 (On plaque on front of base:) "George Washington" / A bronze sculpture by Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph.D. (1897-1987). / This bust is a gift to Lyon College from / The George Washington University on the occasion of the / inauguration of Walter B. Roettger as the sixteenth / President of Lyon College on October 24,1998, / and the inaugural address given by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. It celebrates the friendship between / President Trachtenberg and President Roettger and their / respective institutions of higher learning. / Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President / The George Washington University / (The/George/Washington/University) signed
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:
Large bust of George Washington installed on a brick and concrete base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74850193
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_461029