The Rescue, Sculpture in the United States of America
Description: The Rescue is an imposing sculpture created by Horatio Greenough.
History: Commissioned in 1837, it was intended to be part of a national monument.
Culture: The sculptural artwork depicts an American Indian and a pioneer family.
Practical: Located in Washington D.C., The Rescue has faced various preservation challenges over time.
Did you know ?: It controversially embodied the concept of the noble savage.
Creator: Horatio Greenough
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