Bust modeled by 18th-century sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi and then carved by others after his death in 1801; purchased for the White House in 1817, together with Ceracchi's bust of Amerigo Vespucci.
Sources & Information
- NIAF, Tributes to Christopher Columbus in the United States.
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location N 38°53'51" W 77°2'11"
Item Code: usdc01;
Added: 1 January 1999
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