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Gutzon Borglum: Mount Rushmore (detail), South Dakota
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Gutzon Borglum

[American Sculptor, 1867-1941]

• Relationships: Brother of Solon Borglum.
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Borglum's greatest accomplishment was the four presidential faces carved into Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. The monument was sculpted by 400 workers between 1927 and 1941.


    Gutzon Borglum Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteGutzon Borglum at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Ruskin, 1903

Crocker Art Museum, California
Riders at the Stream, 1895

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C.
John Campbell Greenway

National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C.
Alexander Hamilton Stephens

National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C.
Zebulon Baird Vance

Gutzon Borglum at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Springville Museum of Art, Utah

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
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California State University WorldImages Database

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
The Mares of Diomedes, 1904

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Photographs from Mount Rushmore

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Photographs from Stone Mountain

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Chris Miller's Gallery of Figure Sculpture of the 20th Century

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory


Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gutzon Borglum  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Resource Library Magazine
Out of Rushmore's Shadow: The Artistic Development of Gutzon Borglum

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