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Shakespeare Bust - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 32° 43.926 W 117° 09.126
11S E 485748 N 3621598
Quick Description: This sculpture is located in the lobby of the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2016 9:14:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMRE29
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 2

Long Description:
This bust located in the lobby of the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego's Balboa park, depicts William Shakespeare with his face turned to the right. The piece appears (probably intentionally) unfinished with much of the scalp missing. The life-sized figure wears a garment with large and flowing collars and folds. The artist is Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887). A placard indicates that the piece was saved from the 1978 fire that destroyed the original Theatre in San Diego. It was gifted to the Theatre in 1949.
Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type:: Public

Date of event:: 1949

Location notes::
Available when there are performances at the Old Globe Theatre.


If other, please explain:: Not listed

URL for Additional Information:: Not listed

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