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GENERAL KAZIMIER PULASKI

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

General Kazimier Pulaski

 

Kazimierz Danilewicz

1979
 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Polished Black Granite Base with Bronze Plaques
 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 1.5 5 3 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 1.5 4 4 N/A

Description

Description
Pulaski stands erect with hands resting on pommel of sword, bearing a crest of Poland on its guard. The inscription on the front of the base reads: "General Kazimier Pulaski Hero of Poland and the United States of America." Right side: "Dar narodu polskieco dla naroduamerykanskieco upa mieniajacy 200 lecie nle podlegtosc ameryki." Left side: "A gift from the people of Poland to the people of the United States of America commemorating 200 years of American Independence." Rear reads: "sculptor Kazimierz Daniewicz 1979


 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
This sculpture was reputed to be the largest monolithic bronze casting in the world at the time of its manufacture in 1979.




 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Main St. and S. Division St., north of Ellicott Square Building Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2002 Good Very Good Good Very Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1997 Fair Excellent Poor Excellent No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning Save Outdoor Sculpture Inventory and Condition Survey July 1992 Fair Good N/A