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Bust of George Washington


Hiram Powers


c. 1853

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G332
Bust of George Washington, Hiram Powers
Bust of George Washington: Gallery Label - Current
Portrait Bust of George Washington:
: Gift of Marble Bust of Washington
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Medium: Sculpture | Marble
Size: 32 x 29 in. (81.28 x 73.66 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Based on the original sculpture in 1785 by Jean-Antoine-Houdon. Shoulders draped with classical toga; circular pedestal base.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Minneapolis Tower Company
Accession Number: 51.41a,b
Artist: Hiram Powers, American, 1805-1873
Role: Artist
Nationality: American (Woodstock, Vermont)
Life Dates: American, 1805-1873
Added to Site: February 28, 2009