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Thomas Jefferson, (sculpture)

sculptor
De Lue, Donald 1897-1988
founder
Roman Bronze Works
Subject
Jefferson, Thomas
Date
1975. Dedicated Dec. 6, 1975
Type
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Medium
Statue: bronze; Base: red granite
Control number
IAS LA000146
Notes
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Louisiana, New Orleans survey, 1993.
Summary
Standing bronze statue of Thomas Jefferson wearing breeches, ruffled shirt, vest, coat, and buckle shoes. In his proper left hand and arm he holds a quill and papers. The plinth is decorated with reliefs of stars. Statue is mounted on top of a granite base.
Data Source
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Owner/Location
Administered by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission 1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Yenni Building, Suite 1002 Harahan Louisiana 70123
Located Jefferson Parish Courthouse 3rd Street & Derbigny Gretna Louisiana
Geographic Location
29.91444119, -90.0533542
Usage
Usage conditions apply