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Monument. Columbus Circle.
19th c American Beaux-Arts Sculpture

Gaetano RUSSO (active late 19th c - )
1892
19th c
70' base
Granite
Carved; constructed
Beaux-Arts
New York City. New York. USA
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The figure of Columbus was erected to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's vouyage to the New World. The three ships on the 70' granite column represent the Nina; the Pinta and the Santa Maria. On the pedestal is an angel holding a globe.

Caption: RUSSO Gaetano (Italian | Monument. Columbus Circle. | | 1892 | Modern | American | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | moma0014

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