Henry Hudson (d. 1611)

Henry Hudson (d. 1611)
Title
Henry Hudson (d. 1611)
Date 
ca. 1938
Medium 
Plaster with bronze-like surface
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 42.5 x 18.4 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Model for over-life-size bronze statue erected in Henry Hudson Memorial Park in Riverdale (the Bronx), New York in 1932.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Gruppe Stover, daughter of the artist
Object Number 
1992.2
Marks 
brass plaque: inscribed on base: "HENRY HUDSON/KARL GRUPPE SCULPTOR"
Gallery Label 
Karl Heinrich Gruppe began his career as Karl Bitter's principal assistant on the Pulitzer Fountain (1913-1916) on Fifth Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets. He later served as the chief sculptor for the monument restoration project of the New York City Department of Parks (1934-1937).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group