Thomas Crawford, George Washington Equestrian Monument

Thomas Crawford, George Washington Equestrian Monument, cast 1857 in Munich, partly erected 1858 (Washington, Henry, Jefferson, and Mason), remaining figures completed by Randolph Rogers in 1869, bronze, granite, the equestrian bronze element is 21 feet high (State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia)

 

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Learn more about the legacy and symbolism of George Washington through Jean-Antoine Houdon’s George Washington

 

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