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Bust of Albert ‘Red’ Villa

By Robert Cassilly
Category: Bust


This bust of Albert “Red” Villa memorializes the popular politician at his best—with cigar in hand, carnation in lapel, and in the midst of a friendly banter. The statue of the alderman is placed in his ward in a green space that once was used by shoppers to tie up their horses before visiting the nearby markets.

Dimensions: 1′ 7″ x 2″ x 1′ 4″
Year Completed: unknown
Material: Bronze
Owner: City of St. Louis
Donor: Gail Chatfield and Friends of Villa

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