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Sculptor:
Beer, Friedrich 1846-1912  Search this
Architect:
Embury, Aymar II  Search this
Subject:
Irving, Washington  Search this
Medium:
Bust: bronze painted terra cotta; Base: granite covered with concrete? and painted
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Washington Irving High School 40 Irving Place at East 17th Street New York New York
Date:
1885. Dedicated Oct. 29, 1935
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
The City of New York, Department of Parks, 1941.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 98.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 98.
(On sculpture, proper left arm:) BEER/1885 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:
Bust of Irving wearing a shirt with a high collar and a tie wrapped around his neck, jacket and vest. The bust sits on a rectangular base.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Author  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76003514
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_7671