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    • George Washington Carver

    • Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961.
    • Statue of George Washington Carver by Christian Petersen, sculptor-in-residence in the late 1940's. Originally a plaster sculpture, it was given to the University and placed in Carver Hall at the dedication of the hall in 1970 by the Class of 1968....
    • George Washington Carver

    • Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961.
    • Statue of George Washington Carver by Christian Petersen, sculptor-in-residence in the late 1940's. Originally a plaster sculpture, it was given to the University and placed in Carver Hall at the dedication of the hall in 1970 by the Class of 1968....
    • Christian Petersen studio

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Artist; Iowa State University
    • Christian Petersen in his studio with two students. Located in Lagomarcino Hall, formerly the Veterinary Quadrangle. Figures from the Conversations are in the background, and a small-scale model of St. Bernard of Clairvaux to the right.
    • Madonna of the Schools

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Christian Petersen in his studio working on a full-size clay model of the Madonna of the Schools, with small clay versions of all the St. Cecilia sculptures.
    • Samuel Nichols

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Christian Petersen in his studio working on the terra cotta bas relief of pastor Samuel Nichols for the Collegiate Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa.
    • Christian Petersen studio

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Artist; Sculptures; Iowa State University
    • Christian Petersen in his studio. The girl with the rose in her lap from the Conversations is in the foreground.
    • Samuel Nichols

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Christian Petersen in his studio working on the terra cotta bas relief of pastor Samuel Nichols for the Collegiate Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa.
    • Samuel Nichols

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Christian Petersen in his studio working on the terra cotta bas relief of pastor Samuel Nichols for the Collegiate Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa.
    • Christian Petersen working on Dairy Science bas relief

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Artist; Bas-relief; Dairying; Agricultural education; Iowa State University; Public Art
    • Stereoscope photograph of Christian Petersen working on The History of Dairying bas relief (terra cotta 1934) in his studio, later installed in the Food Sciences Building courtyard formerly the Dairy Industry Building on the Iowa State University...
    • Christian Petersen studio

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Artist; Sculptures; Public Art; Iowa State University
    • Christian Petersen working in his studio on a war memorial. Located in Lagomarcino Hall formerly the Veterinary Quadrangle.
    • Four Seasons Fountain

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Iowa State University; Public art
    • Four Seasons Fountain with the Memorial Union in the background. The maiden facing front nurses her newborn, the maiden facing right holds a basket of maize, and the maiden facing left plants the seed corn. The fourth maiden (not visible) holds ...
    • St. Bernadette

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961
    • Painted plaster figure of St. Bernadette of Lourdes. Given to St. Cecilia‚Äôs Church, Ames, Iowa, for the sanctuary by Petersen. Measuring 59.7 cm x 26.7 cm x 18.4 cm.
    • Vitus Bering

    • Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961; Bering; Vitus, (1681-1741)
    • Painted plaster full figure study of Vitus Bering, Danish explorer who discovered the Bering Strait. Measuring 43.2 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm.
    • Fired clay study (painted plaster) of 4 running buffalo

    • Iowa State University--Engineering; Artists--Iowa; Sculptors--Iowa; Sculpture; Sculpture techniques
    • This painted plaster study of 4 buffalo running was created by Christian Petersen during his employment by the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) in Iowa City, Iowa. The study was a preliminary model for a proposed bridgehead sculpture in Des...

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