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Object Name Print
Catalog Number 1989.22
Creator Girone, Vito
Date 1985
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-24 W-32 inches
Description This print of a watercolor by Vito Anthony Girone is of the Kentucky state capitol building. It shows the facade and lawn of the 'new' capitol viewed slightly left of center. Pedestrians line the walks and steps and there is a cloudy blue sky. The text reads: 75TH BIRTHDAY. KENTUCKY STATE CAPITOL BUILDING. 1910-1985/ Painting by Vito Girone; signed by artist lower right, numbered 18/200.
Notes Commissioned by Governor Martha Lane Collins. Girone was born in 1920. Death date unknown.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Girone, Vito
Subjects Commemoration
Commemorative prints
Capitol buildings
Capitols
Celebrations
Search Terms New Capitol Building
New Capitol
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS