Sam Houston (sculpture)
The equestrian statue in 2011
|Dimensions||6.1 m × 6.1 m × 2.7 m (20 ft × 20 ft × 9 ft)|
|Condition||"Treatment urgent" (1993)|
|Location||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Owner||City of Houston's Municipal Arts Commission|
Sam Houston, also known as Sam Houston Monument, is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Sam Houston by Enrico Cerracchio, located at the northwest corner of Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, in the United States. The work is administered by the City of Houston's Municipal Arts Commission.
Sam Houston was designed by Enrico Cerracchio in 1924 and dedicated on August 16, 1925. The equestrian statue depicts Sam Houston atop his horse, wearing military attire and a long cape. He has a beard and points with his right arm. The bronze sculpture measures approximately 20 feet (6.1 m) x 20 feet (6.1 m) x 9 feet (2.7 m), and is set on a gray granite arch base that measures approximately 25 feet (7.6 m) x 18 feet (5.5 m) x 9 feet (2.7 m) with a Lone Star on its keystone. Sam Houston is administered by the City of Houston's Municipal Arts Commission.
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