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Dauphin County Courthouse Sculpture - Harrisburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 40° 15.508 W 076° 52.946
18T E 339919 N 4458145
Quick Description: 13-foot white marble statue located in front of he Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2019 11:32:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM10V99
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
Views: 1

Long Description:
The statue, also known as "Youth Crushing Evil" was completed by artist Paul C. Jennewein in 1944. It depicts a strong young man with a handful of arrows stepping on the body of a freshly slain dragon ("evil"). He raises his right hand in conquest.

The piece, along with several relief piece on the building, are easily viewable from the street and entrance to the Courthouse.
TITLE: Dauphin County Courthouse Sculpture aka Youth Crushing Evil

ARTIST(S): Paul C. Jennewein

DATE: 1944

MEDIUM: Marble

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 65020057

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Market and South Front Streets Harrisburg, PA 17101


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
Nil.


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