Chief Justice John Marshall
Statue of John Marshall, at the John Marshall Memorial Park, NW, Washington, D.C LCCN2010641728.tif
Sculpture in 2010
ArtistWilliam Wetmore Story
Year1883
TypeBronze
Dimensions190 cm × 130 cm × 196.9 cm (75 in × 51 in × 77+12 in)
LocationNortheast, Washington, D.C., United States
OwnerUS Supreme Court
General Services Administration (recast)
Fairmount Park Commission(recast)

Chief Justice John Marshall is a bronze sculpture of John Marshall, by American sculptor William Wetmore Story. It is located at the Supreme Court, 1 First Street, Northeast, Washington, D.C. It was dedicated on May 10, 1884, by Morrison Waite.[1] It was relocated from the West Terrace, of the United States Capitol.[2]

There are two recasts:

The inscription reads:
W. W. STORY ROMA 1883
J. ARTHUR LIMERICK CO
FOUNDERS-BALTO-MD
(Base, east side:)
PRESENTED TO THE
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
BY JAMES M. BUCK
1931
(seal of the Fairmount Park Art Association)
(Base, west side:)
JOHN MARSHALL
CHIEF JUSTICE
OF THE UNITED STATES
1801–1835
AS SOLDIER HE FOUGHT THAT THE
NATION MIGHT COME INTO BEING
AS EXPOUNDER OF THE CONSTITUTION
HE GAVE IT LENGTH OF DAYS

See also

Philadelphia recast at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia recast at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

References

Side view at Judiciary Square
Side view at Judiciary Square
  1. ^ "Exercises at the ceremony of unveiling the statue of John Marshall, chief justice of the United States, in front of the Capitol, Washington, May 10, 1884". Washington, Govt. print. off. 1884.
  2. ^ "Statue of John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
  3. ^ "John Marshall: Chief Justice of the United States, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
  4. ^ "Chief Justice John Marshall, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 3, 2011.