Originally commissioned by Sun Trust Bank in 1964, this statue was located at the corner of Edgewood Avenue and Park Place, across from Woodruff Park. In 1981, The First National Bank of Atlanta gifted its move to its current location in front of the MARTA Five Points Station at Broad Street Plaza, on Marietta. The statue’s dimensions are 15’ 10” high by 10’ width, and 13’ deep. It’s medium is bronze with 23 Karat gold leaf, and a granite base.
Artist: Francesco Somaini
City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs
Robert Witherspoon, Project Supervisor, Public Art