Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Saint Paul
Minnesota

Minnesota State Capitol Mall
(Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard)

Floyd B. Olson

Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson
Minneapolis 1891 - Rochester MN 1936
22nd Governor of Minnesota
(Wikipedia)
Amerigo Brioschi & Carlo Brioschi
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1958

Saint Paul /  Floyd B. Olson   Saint Paul /  Floyd B. Olson

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

Floyd B.
OLSON

Signature

a. brioschi sc. studio / 1958
roman bronze works inc. n.y.

Annotation

The sculpture was dedicated on Labor Day in 1958 as a part of Minnesota's centennial celebration. It is a nearly identical, but simpler, composition than the original Olson Memorial Statue on T.H. 55 in Minneapolis, made by Carlo Brioschi in 1940.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°57'15" W 93°6'12"

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