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Cornhusker

Artist:
Christian Petersen, born Dybbol, Denmark 1885-died Ames, IA 1961  Search this
Caster:
Polich Art Works  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
overall: 41 7/8 x 15 1/4 x 25 3/8 in. (106.5 x 38.7 x 64.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1941, cast 2001
Topic:
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\vegetable\corn  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the University Museums, Iowa State University, in honor of Christian Petersen
Object number:
2001.31
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, W310
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2001.31

Man with Violin

Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 26 × 28.6 × 1.9cm (10 1/4 × 11 1/4 × 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1961
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Violin  Search this
Plaque  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
111921 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_111921_SHSIA

Standing Man with Book

Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 41.9 × 21.6 × 1.3cm (16 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1961
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
111925 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_111925_SHSIA

Man Facing Viewer

Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Plaster mold
Dimensions:
Without Base: 34.3 × 24.1 × 2.1cm (13 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 13/16")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1961
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
111927 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_111927_SHSIA

Elderly Woman in Glasses

Title:
Unidentified Woman
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Plaster mold
Dimensions:
Without Base: 31.1 × 24.1 × 2.9cm (12 1/4 × 9 1/2 × 1 1/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1961
Topic:
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
111928 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_111928_SHSIA

Jacob Kanengieser

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Jacob Kanengieser  Search this
Medium:
Bronze bas-relief
Dimensions:
Without Base: 17.5 × 12.7 × 0.6cm (6 7/8 × 5 × 1/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1920-1929
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Jacob Kanengieser: Male  Search this
Jacob Kanengieser: Society and Social Change\Civic Leader  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
14238 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_14238_SHSIA

Man with Van Dyke Beard

Title:
Unidentified Man
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Without Base: 25.4 × 17.1 × 0.5cm (10 × 6 3/4 × 3/16")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1961
Topic:
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
14239 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_14239_SHSIA

Emery John Sans Souci

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Emery John Sans Souci, 1857 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
56cm x 38.5cm x 30cm (22 1/16" x 15 3/16" x 11 13/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1920-1936
Topic:
Emery John Sans Souci: Male  Search this
Emery John Sans Souci: Politics and Government\Governor\Rhode Island  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Website: www.rihs.org/
Object number:
1970.78.1
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1970.78.1

Pioneer Mother (Portrait Bust of Mary Coon Howell)

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Coon Howell  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 40 × 19.1 × 25.4cm (15 3/4 × 7 1/2 × 10")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1936
Topic:
Mary Coon Howell: Female  Search this
Mary Coon Howell: Visual Arts\Artist's Model  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines Center
Object number:
1997.74 SHSIA
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1997.74_SHSIA

Prince Antoine and Princess Elizabeth Bibesco of Romania

Title:
Prince Anton and Princess Elizabeth Bibescu of Romania
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Prince Antoine Bibesco, 1878 - 1951  Search this
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco, 1897 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
Bronze bas-relief plaque
Dimensions:
10.2 x 7.6cm (4 x 3")
Culture:
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco: European\British\English  Search this
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco: European\Romanian  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: European\Romanian  Search this
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1926
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Pearl  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Emblem\Coat of arms  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown  Search this
Sculpture\Relief\Bas-relief  Search this
Plaque  Search this
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco: Female  Search this
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco: Literature\Writer  Search this
Princess Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco: Rulers and Nobility\Princess  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Male  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Literature\Writer  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Prince Antoine Bibesco: Rulers and Nobility\Prince  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Newark Museum
Website: www.newarkmuseum.org/
Object number:
29.2138 NM
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_29.2138_NM

Frances Reis Quinn

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Frances Reis Quinn  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Not recorded.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1937
Topic:
Sculpture\Relief  Search this
Frances Reis Quinn: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Frances Reis Quinn: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Barbara Reis Sandblom
Object number:
AZ990006
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AZ990006

W. David Frevert

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Wesley David Frevert, born 1921  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 33 × 17.8 × 38.1cm (13 × 7 × 15")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1946-1947
Topic:
Wesley David Frevert: Male  Search this
Wesley David Frevert: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Wesley David Frevert
Object number:
AZ990007
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AZ990007

Lucy Marston

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Lucy Marston Carruthers  Search this
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1934-1949
Topic:
Sculpture\Relief\Bas-relief  Search this
Lucy Marston Carruthers: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Lucy Marston Carruthers
Object number:
AZ990010
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AZ990010

Mother and Father

Title:
Helene Petersen and Peter Petersen
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Helene Lorensen Petersen, born mid 19th Century  Search this
Peter Petersen, born mid 19th Century  Search this
Medium:
Bronze bas relief
Dimensions:
12.7 × 10.2cm (5 × 4")
Culture:
Helene Lorensen Petersen: European\Scandinavian\Danish  Search this
Peter Petersen: European\Scandinavian\Danish  Search this
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1910
Topic:
Sculpture\Relief  Search this
Helene Lorensen Petersen: Female  Search this
Peter Petersen: Male  Search this
Peter Petersen: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
CA990105
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990105

Theodore Roosevelt

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919  Search this
Medium:
Bronze bookend
Dimensions:
Without Base: 17.1 × 12.7 × 17.1cm (6 3/4 × 5 × 6 3/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1919
Topic:
Decorative Arts  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Literature\Writer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Humanities and Social Sciences\Historian  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
CA990106
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990106

Richard Mannheimer

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Mannheimer  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
48.3 × 29.2cm (19 × 11 1/2")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1933
Topic:
Sculpture\Relief  Search this
Richard Mannheimer: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Richard Mannheimer
Object number:
CA990115
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990115

Dimitri Mitropoulos

Title:
Dmitri Metroupolis [sic]
Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Dimitri Mitropoulos, 18 Feb 1896 - 2 Nov 1960  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
27.3 × 32.4cm (10 3/4 × 12 3/4")
Culture:
Dimitri Mitropoulos: European\Greek  Search this
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1940
Topic:
Dimitri Mitropoulos: Male  Search this
Dimitri Mitropoulos: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Dimitri Mitropoulos: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Dimitri Mitropoulos: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: John MacRae
Object number:
CA990119
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990119

Mildred Finegan

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Mildred Catherine Meader Finegan  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 27.9 × 22.9 × 22.9cm (11 × 9 × 9")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1942
Topic:
Mildred Catherine Meader Finegan: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Jack Finegan
Object number:
CA990120
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990120

Burt Hemmingway

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Burt Hemmingway  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 22.9 × 10.2 × 12.7cm (9 × 4 × 5")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1951
Topic:
Burt Hemmingway: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Lynn Sollenberger Lucido
Object number:
CA990139
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990139

Helene Hemmingway

Artist:
Christian Petersen, 1885 - 1961  Search this
Sitter:
Helene Hemmingway  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
Without Base: 22.9 × 10.2 × 12.7cm (9 × 4 × 5")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1951
Topic:
Helene Hemmingway: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Lynn Sollenberger Lucido
Object number:
CA990140
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_CA990140

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