List of public art in Baltimore

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This list of public art in Baltimore provides an introduction to public art which is accessible in an outdoor public space in Baltimore. Because the collection of public art is extensive and continues to grow, the list is incomplete. A fuller picture is available externally at:

Selected artworks[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
GeorgeArmisteadStatue crop.jpg The Armistead Monument Fort McHenry

39°15′51.01″N 76°34′55.80″W / 39.2641694°N 76.5821667°W / 39.2641694; -76.5821667 (short title)
1914 Edward Berge Bronze 8 ft. 4½ × 4 ft. National Park Service[1]
Babe Ruth statue.jpg Babe's Dream Oriole Park at Camden Yards

39°17′5.81″N 76°37′14.56″W / 39.2849472°N 76.6207111°W / 39.2849472; -76.6207111 (short title)
1998 Susan Luery Bronze 16 ft. high Maryland Stadium Authority[2]
Balt Battle Monument 1a.jpg The Battle Monument Calvert and Fayette streets

39°17′26.96″N 76°36′44.75″W / 39.2908222°N 76.6124306°W / 39.2908222; -76.6124306 (short title)
1825 Antonio Capellano
Architect: Maximilian Godefroy
Marble 52 ft. high; figure height 8 ft. 6 in. City of Baltimore[3]
Chris Colombo Druid Hill Park.JPG Columbus Monument Druid Hill Park, Jones Falls Trail

39°19′10″N 76°38′31″W / 39.3194°N 76.6419°W / 39.3194; -76.6419 (short title)
1892 Achille Canessa Marble 6 ft. × 34 in. × 24 in. City of Baltimore[4]
CSAWomen2008.jpg Confederate Women's Monument Charles Street and University Parkway

39°19′59.94″N 76°37′6.11″W / 39.3333167°N 76.6183639°W / 39.3333167; -76.6183639 (short title)
1917 Joseph Maxwell Miller Bronze 115 × 114 × 98 in. City of Baltimore[5]
EAPoeStatue.jpg Edgar Allan Poe Monument University of Baltimore Law Center Plaza

39°18′20.48″N 76°37′2.27″W / 39.3056889°N 76.6172972°W / 39.3056889; -76.6172972 (short title)
1915 Moses Jacob Ezekiel Bronze 5 ft. × 27 in. × 45 in. City of Baltimore[6]
FallswayFountain.jpg Fallsway Fountain Guilford Avenue and Biddle Street

39°18′11.95″N 76°36′42.39″W / 39.3033194°N 76.6117750°W / 39.3033194; -76.6117750 (short title)
1915 Hans Schuler
Architect: Theodore Wells Pietsch
Marble 30 × 24 × 44 ft. City of Baltimore[7]
Force statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Force Mount Vernon Place, the Northeast corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.54″N 76°36′54.9″W / 39.2976500°N 76.615250°W / 39.2976500; -76.615250 (Force (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 39 × 28 × 32 in. City of Baltimore[8]
Key Monument with Flag.JPG Francis Scott Key Monument Eutaw Place & Lanvale Street

39°18′14″N 76°37′34″W / 39.30388°N 76.62605°W / 39.30388; -76.62605 (F.S. Key Monument)
1911 Antonin Mercié Bronze, marble, and granite. Figure of Columbia appears to be gilt. Overall: approx. H. 40 ft. City of Baltimore[9]
George Peabody statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg George Peabody East garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51.2″N 76°36′54.14″W / 39.297556°N 76.6150389°W / 39.297556; -76.6150389 (short title)
1869 William Wetmore Story Bronze 84 × 40 × 64 in. City of Baltimore[10]
G Washington Druid Hill Bmore.JPG George Washington Druid Hill Park

39°19′03″N 76°38′34″W / 39.3175°N 76.6428°W / 39.3175; -76.6428 (short title)
1857 Edward Sheffield Bartholomew Marble 8 × 3 × 30 in. City of Baltimore[11]
John Eager Howard statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg The John Eager Howard Monument North garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′54.25″N 76°36′56.58″W / 39.2984028°N 76.6157167°W / 39.2984028; -76.6157167 (short title)
1904 Emmanuel Fremiet 1824–1910 Bronze 12 × 4½ × 9½ ft. City of Baltimore[12]
Johns Hopkins Monument, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD - man.jpg Johns Hopkins Monument Charles and 33rd Streets

39°19′41″N 76°37′4.65″W / 39.32806°N 76.6179583°W / 39.32806; -76.6179583 (short title)
1935 Hans Schuler
Architect: William Gordon Beecher
Bronze and marble 70 × 186 × 53 in. City of Baltimore[13]
Lafayette statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Lafayette Monument South garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′49.92″N 76°36′56.3″W / 39.2972000°N 76.615639°W / 39.2972000; -76.615639 (short title)
1924 Andrew O'Connor, Jr. Bronze 16 × 8 × 16 ft City of Baltimore[14]
Latrobe Statue Baltimore.JPG Latrobe Monument Broadway at Baltimore Street

39°17′30″N 76°35′38″W / 39.29168°N 76.59386°W / 39.29168; -76.59386 (short title)
1914 Edward Berge
and Joseph Maxwell Miller
Bronze 150 × 9 × 83½ in. City of Baltimore[15]
MarylandLineMonument.jpg Maryland Line Monument Mount Royal Plaza

39°18′20.26″N 76°37′7.71″W / 39.3056278°N 76.6188083°W / 39.3056278; -76.6188083 (short title)
1901 Albert L. Van den Berghen
Architect: Hodges and Leach
Bronze 60 ft. 6 in. high; sculpture 11 ft. high approx. City of Baltimore[16]
Paul Dubois-Military courage.jpg Military Courage (DuBois) West garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′50.95″N 76°37′0.45″W / 39.2974861°N 76.6167917°W / 39.2974861; -76.6167917 (Military Courage (DuBois))
1885 Paul DuBois Bronze 70 × 24 × 32 in City of Baltimore[17]
Order statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Order Mount Vernon Place, the Southeast corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′50.82″N 76°36′54.91″W / 39.2974500°N 76.6152528°W / 39.2974500; -76.6152528 (Order (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 38 × 27 × 33 in. City of Baltimore[18]
Peace statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Peace Mount Vernon Place, the Southwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′50.66″N 76°36′57.81″W / 39.2974056°N 76.6160583°W / 39.2974056; -76.6160583 (Peace (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 38 × 26 × 34 in. City of Baltimore[19]
Pulaski-Szmurlo.jpg Pulaski Memorial Patterson Park at Linwood and Eastern Avenue

39°17′13.77″N 76°34′37.47″W / 39.2871583°N 76.5770750°W / 39.2871583; -76.5770750 (Peace (sculpture))
1942 Hans Schuler Architect: A. C. Radziszewski Bronze, marble and brick 129 in. × 15 ft. × 26 in. City of Baltimore[19]
Roger B. Taney statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Roger B. Taney North garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′52.63″N 76°36′56.47″W / 39.2979528°N 76.6156861°W / 39.2979528; -76.6156861 (short title)
1871, 1887 recast William Henry Rinehart Bronze 86 in. x 47 in. x 62 in. City of Baltimore[20]
Barye statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Seated Lion Mount Vernon Place, the Southwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.04″N 76°36′58.28″W / 39.2975111°N 76.6161889°W / 39.2975111; -76.6161889 (Seated Lion (sculpture))
1847 duplicate Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 75 × 38 × 53 in. City of Baltimore[21]
Severn Teackle Wallis statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Severn Teackle Wallis East garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51.33″N 76°36′51.29″W / 39.2975917°N 76.6142472°W / 39.2975917; -76.6142472 (short title)
1903 Laurent-Honoré Marqueste Bronze 94 × 40 × 30 in. City of Baltimore[22]
Jackson and Lee Monument, Front.JPG Jackson and Lee Monument West slope of Wyman Park Dell along Art Museum Drive 1948 Laura Gardin Fraser Bronze City of Baltimore[22]
UnionSoldiersSailorsdetail.jpg Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument Wyman Park, Charles and 29th streets

39°19′25.77″N 76°37′4.30″W / 39.3238250°N 76.6178611°W / 39.3238250; -76.6178611 (short title)
1909 Adolph A. Weinman
Architect: Albert Randolph Ross
Bronze 10 × 102 × 150 in. City of Baltimore[23]
Wm Wallace Druid Hill 1893.JPG Wallace Monument Druid Hill Park, Lake Drive

39°19′02″N 76°38′29″W / 39.3173°N 76.6413°W / 39.3173; -76.6413 (Wallace Monument))
1893 D. W. Stevenson Bronze 16 × 6 × 4 ft.; Base 14 × 12 × 11 ft. City of Baltimore[24]
War statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg War Mount Vernon Place, the Northwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.44″N 76°36′57.87″W / 39.2976222°N 76.6160750°W / 39.2976222; -76.6160750 (War (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 40 in. x 28 in. x 36 in. City of Baltimore[25]
Washington Monument, Baltimore, MD.jpg Washington Monument Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51″N 76°36′56″W / 39.29750°N 76.61556°W / 39.29750; -76.61556 (short title)
1829 Enrico Causici
Architect: Robert Mills
Italian travertine. 188 ft. high, sculpture 16 ft high approx. City of Baltimore[26]

Further reading[edit]

  • Kelly, Cindy. Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore: A Historical Guide to Public Art in the Monumental City. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Armistead Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Babe's Dream, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Battle Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Columbus Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Confederate Women's Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Edgar Allan Poe Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Fallsway Fountain, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Force (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  9. ^ "F.S. Key Monument". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  10. ^ "George Peabody, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  11. ^ "George Washington (Bartholomew)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  12. ^ "The John Eager Howard Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Johns Hopkins Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Lafayette Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Latrobe Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Maryland Line Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Military Courage, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Order (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  19. ^ a b "Peace (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved July 30, 2011.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "SIRISPeace" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  20. ^ "Roger B. Taney, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Seated Lion (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  22. ^ a b "Severn Teackle Wallis, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Wallace Monument". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 
  25. ^ "War (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  26. ^ "Washington Monument, (sculpture)". Art Inventories Catalog. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 

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