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Horatio Greenough and the Form Majestic: the Biography of the Nation's First Washington Monument

Horatio Greenough and the Form Majestic: the Biography of the Nation's First Washington Monument( )
Author: Rand, Harry
ISBN:978-1-944466-29-9
Publication Date:Mar 2020
Publisher:Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

This book tells the tale of its demotion from stardom to obscurity- the story is stranger than fiction, including an attempted murder; fights in the USA, Britain, and Italy; and political maneuvering. Horatio Greenough and the Form Majestic- The Biography of the Nation's First Washington Monument presents new research into the complicated tale. It translates and explains the monument's Latin inscription and offers the story of how the work was brought to America by a sea captain...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Sculpture & Installation
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds



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