Tag: Artist

Bartholdi Fountain

Bartholdi‘s Renaissance-style fountain of cast iron was first exhibited at the International Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Congress bought it a year later for...

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran, Poet (January 6, 1883- April 10, 1931) Born: Lebanon, Died: New York Location: 3100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Sculptor: Gordon Kray, Washington, D.C. Design:...

Louis Jacque Daguerre

A statue for Louis Jacque Daguerre, for whom the daguerreotype is named, was first proposed in January 1890 by the Photographer Association of America. The...

Taras Shevchenko

Memorial: Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko, (Ukrainian) 1814 – 1861 Sculptor: Leo Mol, Ukranian-born Location: triangle park – P Street, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, NW Unveiling:...

Longfellow statue

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: 1807 – 1882 Location: triangle park at Connecticut Avenue, 18th Street, and M Street, NW Sculptor: William Couper, New York Dedication: May...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (1265 – 1321) Location: Meridian Hill Park, southeast side of lower park, near 15th Street and Florida Avenue, NW. The location...