Equestrian statue of George Washington (Boston)

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Equestrian statue of George Washington
Boston Public Garden - Boston, MA - DSC01502.JPG
The statue in 2012
ArtistThomas Ball
MediumBronze sculpture
SubjectGeorge Washington
LocationBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.

An equestrian statue of George Washington by Thomas Ball is installed in Boston's Public Garden, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.

Description and history[edit]

The sculpture was commissioned in 1859, modeled in 1864, and cast and dedicated in 1869. The bronze measures approximately 22 x 6 x 15 ft, and rests on a granite base that measures approximately 16 x 8 x 15 ft. It was surveyed by the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Washington, (sculpture)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved October 22, 2019.

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