Haig Patigian Armenian-American Artist (1876-1960)
Patigian was born 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. [from wikipedia]
General John J. Pershing Statue 1921
General John J. Pershing Statue 1921, Artist: Haig Patigian (1876-1960), Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

A statue of John J. Pershing by Haig Patigian is installed in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, in the U.S. state of California.[from wikipedia]

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