Public Art

Robert Burns

By Robert Aitken
Category: Statue

About

Robert Burns had no connection to Washington University, but he was the favorite poet of many of the trustees, who formed the Burns Club of St. Louis. The heroic, 8-foot-high bronze statue was erected under the auspices of the Burns Club on the occasion of Burns’ 170th birthday.

Dimensions: 8′ x 2′ x 2′
Year Completed: 1928
Material: Bronze with granite pedestal
Owner: Washington University
Donor: Burns Society of St. Louis


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