French Sculpture Census

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FREMIET, Emmanuel
Paris 1824 - Paris 1910

John Eager Howard (1752-1827)
John Eager Howard Monument (1752-1827)

1904
bronze, base en granite

statue(tte) équestre
3,65 x 1,37 x 2,89 m.
signé à l'arrière de la base en bronze, sur sa droite : E. FREMIET
signé à l'arrière de la base en bronze, sur sa gauche : LEBLANC-BARBEDIENNE / FONDEUR, PARIS
sur le devant de la base : JOHN EAGER HOWARD / 1752-1827
sur l'arrière de la base, sur l'avers de la médaille : JON (sic) EGAR (sic) HOWARD LEGIONIS PEDITUM PRAEFECTIO
sur le revers : QUOD / IN NUTANTEM HOSTIUM ACIEM / SUBITO IRRVENS / PRAECLARUM BELLICAE VIRTUTIS / SPECIMEN DEDIT / IN PUGNA AD COWPENS / XVII JAN MDCCLXXXI

Credit Line : Gift from the Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City

Baltimore, Maryland, Mount Vernon Place

Historique

  • 1904, inauguration. Le monument est un don de la Municipal Art Society de Baltimore et s'élève sur un terrain qui faisait partie du domaine de John Eager Howard.

Bibliographie

  • Save Outdoor Sculpture! website, http://siris-collections.si.edu, 22 February 2016
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_public_art_in_Baltimore, accessed 22 February 2016
  • 1929 Rusk
    William Sener Rusk, Art in Baltimore: Monuments and Memorials, Baltimore: Norman, Remington, 1929, pg. 46-48
  • 1930 Brown
    Warren Wilmer Brown, The Municipal Art Society of Baltimore City: Its Aims and Accomplishments, 1930, pg. 11, 18
  • 1971 Hunter
    Wilbur Harvey Hunter, The Monumental City, The Rinehart School of Sculpture 75th Anniversary Catalogue 1896-1971, Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, 1971, pg. 27
  • 1987 Naylor
    Henry and Caroline Naylor, Public Monuments & Sculpture of Baltimore: An Introduction to the Collection, 1987, p. 45
  • 1989 Kotarba
    Kathleen Kotarba, The Baltimore Bronze Project, Baltimore: Baltimore City Commission for historical and Architectural Preservation, July 1989, p. 8

Commentaire



SOS! website, 22 February 2016:
John Eager Howard (1752-1827) was George Washington's Chief of Staff and Maryland's most distinguished Revolutionary War hero, having fought at the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina in 1781.