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Name  Haig Patigian

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Died  1950, San Francisco, California, United States
Education  San Francisco Art Institute

Haig Patigian (Armenian: Հայկ Բադիկեան; January 22, 1876 – September 19, 1950), was an Armenian-American sculptor

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Biography

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Patigian was born on in the city of Van in the Ottoman Empire. His parents were teachers at the American Mission School in Armenia. He was largely self-taught as a sculptor.Patigian spent most of his career in San Francisco, California and most of his works are located in California. The Oakland Museum in Oakland, California, includes a large number of his works in its collection, and more can be seen in and around San Francisco City Hall.

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Patigian was an active member of the Bohemian Club, serving two terms as club president. He designed the Owl Shrine, a 40-foot high hollow concrete and steel structure which was built in the 1920s to have the appearance of a natural rock outcropping which happened to resemble an owl. The Owl Shrine became the centerpiece of the Cremation of Care ceremony at the Bohemian Grove in 1929.

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Patigian married Blanche Hollister of Courtland, California, in 1908.

Selected public works

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  • McKinley statue in Arcata, California, 1906
  • Electricity, Imagination, Invention and Steam; four repeated sculptures at the Machinery Palace, Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915) (destroyed)
  • General John Pershing, San Francisco, California, 1921
  • Abraham Lincoln, San Francisco, California, 1928
  • Thomas Starr King (1931)

  • Haig Patigian FileAbraham Lincoln by Haig Patigian San Francisco City HallThis work resided in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. as one of California's contributions to the National Statuary Hall Collection until being replaced by a statue of Ronald Reagan in 2009. Haig Patigian Search Results for haig patigian Public Art and Architecture
  • Volunteer Firemen Memorial, San Francisco, California, 1933
  • Architectural sculpture

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  • M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, tympanum, San Francisco, California, circa 1895 (removed)
  • San Francisco Savings Union Bank building, pediment, San Francisco, California, 1911
  • Palace of Fine Art & the Machinery Palace, (now destroyed) Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, California, 1915
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Building, (now the Ritz Carlton Hotel) pediment, San Francisco, California, 1920
  • Navigation, Aviation, and Industry, Richfield Tower, Los Angeles, California, allegorical figures, 1928
  • when the building was demolished in 1968 the figures were moved to the Art Museum of the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Department of Commerce Building, pediment, Washington D.C., 1934
  • References

    Haig Patigian Wikipedia


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