Bronze statue of Columbus, dressed in medieval garb that includes a belted shirt, a long swirling cape, a cap, and gloves, stands with his right hand raised to his brow while his left hand hangs by his side. A sword hangs from the left side of his belt and a cross hangs around his neck.
On front of base, around seal:
(The remaining three sides of the base bear the names of Italian immigrants in the Poughkeepsie area
ITALIAN CENTER POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.
Signed: A. GIACOMANTONIO
Near the Italian Center (227 Mill Street).
This sculpture is a reproduction of a Columbus statue in Hoboken, New Jersey.
- Archimedes Aristedes Michael Giacomantonio (1906-1988),
Sources & Information
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location N 41°42'22" W 73°55'47"
Item Code: usny38;
Added: 21 November 2010
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