George Storch - San Antonio, TX
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A bronze bust of George Storch is located in front of the Storch Memorial Library Building on the campus of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.
Waymark Code: WMEBYT
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 05/04/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
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The large bronze bust of George Storch is mounted on a pink granite base in front of the memorial library building that bears his name. Storch is dressed in a bow tie, vest and jacket. The bust is mounted on a rectangular base. Pompeo Coppini's name is inscribed on the bust's right side and George Storch is in large bronze lettering on the bottom edge of the bronze bust in front.
On the back of the pink granite base is the dedication inscription that reads:

"Funds for the George Storch
Memorial Library building were
given by Mrs. Louise J. Lips, daughter
and Mr. Charles S. Lips, grandson
In loving memory of
Father and Grandfather, Mr. George Storch
Building erected in 1951"
TITLE: George Storch, (sculpture)

ARTIST(S): Pompeo Coppini, sculptor

DATE: 1951

MEDIUM: Sculpture: bronze; Base: pink granite


Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

On Trinity University, a short walk south from the tall bell tower in the center of campus, it is close to the tennis courts. Trinity University has the address of One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.

The listing in SIRIS omitted two commas in their rendition of the inscription text on the back of the base.

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