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Benjamin Franklin

About the Place:

The piece was cast in 18 pieces from Anderson's Maquette. The cost was estimated to be $50,000 in December 1972. Dr. Anderson was chairman of art department, Muskingum College, New Concord, OH. He completed the statue during a sabbatical in Italy.; cast at the Fonderia Louige Tommise in villiage of... Read more

The piece was cast in 18 pieces from Anderson's Maquette. The cost was estimated to be $50,000 in December 1972. Dr. Anderson was chairman of art department, Muskingum College, New Concord, OH. He completed the statue during a sabbatical in Italy.; cast at the Fonderia Louige Tommise in villiage of Pietrasanta near Pisa. Anderson visited Philadelphia and Boston to research existing renderings of Franklin. Anderson is known for abstract work- did multiple portrait sculptures at Muskingum.; Funds raised mostly from the Columbus Bar Association and the Columbus Foundation.

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369 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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