French Sculpture Census

photo credit : wikimedia, user:charvex, downloaded May 28, 2013
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GRÉBER, Henri
Beauvais, Oise 1855 - Paris 1941

Fontaine commémorative J.C. Nichols
J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain

1910
bronze

equestrian statue(tte)

Kansas City, Missouri, Outdoor sculpture

Provenance

  • 1910, a fountain sculpture of four equestrian statues is produced by Gréber for Harbor Hill, spectacular mansion built from 1899-1902 by the architects McKim, Mead and White for Clarence Mackay, in Roslyn, NY
  • 1947, Harbor Hill is dynamited
  • 1957, the fountain is restored and installed at Mill Creek Park, adjacent to the Country Club Plaza, in Kansas City, Missouri

Bibliography

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri-Léon_Greber, September 13, 2012