William Adams Delano (1874-1960)

William Adams Delano (1874-1960)
Title
William Adams Delano (1874-1960)
Date 
1944
Medium 
Light bronze painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 36.8 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1951.452
Marks 
signed: on proper left shoulder: "MALVINA HOFFMAN/1944"
Gallery Label 
Delano was awarded a diploma in architecture in 1903 from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and upon his return to the United States formed a partnership with Chester Holmes Aldrich. The firm designed, among other buildings, the Rockefeller mansion at Pocantico Hills, New York, the American embassy in Paris, and the Japanese embassy in Washington, D.C. The bronze is at the Lawrenceville School, N.J.
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Creative: Tronvig Group