John C. Calhoun (Ruckstull)

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John C. Calhoun
Calhoun NSHC.jpg
ArtistFrederick Ruckstull
MediumMarble sculpture
SubjectJohn C. Calhoun
LocationWashington, D.C., United States

John C. Calhoun is a marble sculpture depicting the American statesman of the same name by Frederick Ruckstull, installed in the United States Capitol's crypt, in Washington, D.C., as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. The statue was gifted by the U.S. state of South Carolina in 1910.[1]

The statue is one of three that Ruckstull has had placed in the Collection.[2]

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  1. ^ "John Caldwell Calhoun". Architect of the Capitol. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  2. ^ Viles, Philip H., National Statuary Hall: Guidebook for a Walking Tour, Published by Philip H. Viles, Tulsa, OK, 1997, p. 114.

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