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MELLON, Andrew W: Memorial Fountain near the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
by Sidney Waugh, Otto R Eggers (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Pennsylvania Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855 August 27, 1937) was an American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932. He is the only Secretary of the Treasury to have served under three presidents (Harding, Coolidge and Hoover). Source: Wikipedia




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The FTC "Apex Building" is visible in the background.

On each side the Man Controlling Trade pair can just barely be made out.

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ANDREW W. MELLON 1855 - 1937
FINANCIER INDUSTRIALIST STATESMAN
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY 1921 - 1932 AMBASSADOR TO GREAT BRITAIN 1932 - 1933
FOUNDER OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 1937
THIS FOUNTAIN IS A TRIBUTE FROM HIS FRIENDS

Note the Washington Monument faintly visible in the background

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 447 Item #10.03; Pennsylvania Avenue area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p144 Item #D-1)

Medium: Bronze, Granite
Artist: Sidney Waugh, Otto R Eggers (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Philanthropists; Politicians
Location: Constitution Ave & Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, D.C. National Gallery of Art
See Pennsylvania Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial - Penn Quarter (Yellow - Green) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000092 (dcMem ID #330 )

Links & other sources
The Names of Washington D.C. (p39)
ADC Greater Washington, DC Street Map Book (19)
Wikipedia article on Mellon
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Mellon
Nat'l Gallery of Art on Mellon
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures Mellon fountain

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