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SAINT-LANNE, Louis

Saint-Sever, Landes 1860,1861 or 1871 - after 1940

Maker: American Art Foundry, New York

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916)

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916)

1926

bronze

equestrian statue(tte)

plinth, northeast corner: L. St. Lanne Sc
plinth, northwest corner: Amer Art Foundry N.Y
front of base: HENRY GASSAWAY DAVIS / BORN BALTIMORE, MD. NOVEMBER 16, 1823 / DIED WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 11, 1916 / BENEFACTOR / PHILANTHROPIST / RAILWAY BUILDER / WORKED AS IF HE WERE / TO LIVE FOREVER / LIVED AS IF HE WERE / TO DIE TOMORROW
signed founder's mark appears

Photo credit: photo Jim Meads, May 21, 2008


Bibliography

  • http://jimmeads.blogspot.com/2008/05/henry-gassaway-davis-and-davis-memorial.html, accessed October 16, 2013

Related works

  • This statue is identical to the one located at Davis Park in Charleston, WV.