Saturday, January 30, 2016

"Iowa State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument"

"Iowa State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument"
Capitol Complex
Des Moines, Iowa
Montana Thanksgiving 2015
5"x7" original watercolor
140 lbs. cold pressed paper
Arches Bright white

The Monument is on the grounds of the Iowa Capitol complex.
Carl Rohl Smith, of Denmark, executed the statues and reliefs
 on this monument 1890-1892 after sketches by Harriet Ketcham.
The monument is 135 feet tall with a statue of "Victory" at the top.
The base includes equestrian statues of Generals Crocker, Corse, Curtis, and Dodge.


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