PUBLIC ART DATA FOR LOS ANGELES, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII 


"George Washington" (1933) by Jean-Antoine Houdon  



DESCRIPTION: 
life-size bronze statue of George Washington on a 3-foot by 3-foot granite pedestal
[This statue is a bronze copy of Jean-Antoine Houdon's original 1796 granite statue produced in Paris and installed in the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Va.  It is one of approx. 30 bronze copies produced by Gorham Manufacturing Co. in the late 19th Century.  This copy was acquired in 1933 by the Los Angeles Women's Community Service, and presented to the County of Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 1933, the 201st anniversary of George Washington's birthday.]

LOCATION:  
Grand Park (west of Hill Street), Civic Center, Los Angeles, CA

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