Edwin B. Hay
|Edwin B. Hay|
|Dimensions||76 cm × 58 cm × 40 cm (30 in × 22.8 in × 15.6 in)|
|Location||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Owner||Rock Creek Cemetery|
Edwin B. Hay is a public artwork by American artist Vinnie Ream, located at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C., United States. "Edwin B. Hay" was surveyed as part of the Smithsonian's Save Outdoor Sculpture! program in 1993. It serves as the gravesite for the Hay family.
A bronze bust of Edwin Barret Hay with close cut hair he stares straight ahead. He wears a coat with wide lapels with an insignia on the proper left lapel and an ascot around his neck. The bust sits on a three-tiered granite base and the top tier is adorned with decorative scroll work.
The lower right side of the sculpture is inscribed: Roman Bronze Works N.Y. The lower front of the sculpture is inscribed: Hay
The front of the base is inscribed:
- EDWIN BARRETT HAY
- FLORENCE BROWN HAY
- JULIA HAY NASH
- A FRIEND OF ALL MANKIND
- 1913 GEORGE F. NASH, JR. 1991 1911 OLGA G. NASH 1982
The back of the base is inscribed:
- WILLIAM JAMES HAY
- HIS WIFE
- ANN VIRGINIA HAY
- SOS (1993). "Edwin B. Hay, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture. Smithsonian. Retrieved 19 December 2010.