This study recounts the many ill-fated attempts to win the elusive commission for the House pediment of the U.S. Capitol Building, then follows with a detailed chronology of the actual commission, beginning with the awarding of the project in 1908 to the expatriate American sculptor Paul Wayland Bartlett and concluding with the pediment's unveiling in 1916. Illustrated.
Publisher: Associated University Presses
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 960 g
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