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All pages for statues and sculptors are listed alphabetically (see below); click the plus sign next to the letter to pop out the directory.

An asterisk denotes a bust.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check the statue index for a complete list of monuments, or use our search engine.

Maybelle
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My other dog, Maybelle.

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Other Resources
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The city maintains an excellent online catalog of the more than 1,000 monuments to be found in city parks.

The just-as excellent Web site forgotten-ny.com has several sections running down the statues of Manhattan.

Dianne Durante, author of the somewhat esoteric “Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan,” maintains an excellent Web site of her essays and other musings on what she calls representational art.

There are 97 busts in the Hall of Fame of Great Americans at Bronx Community College. Because there is already an excellent online tour of the hall, those memorials get only a passing mention here.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum supports an amazing online inventory of sculptures across the country.

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Penelope Jencks

Penelope Jencks is the American sculptor who made the statue of Eleanor Roosevelt in Riverside Park.

Jencks, who studied at the Boston University College of Fine Arts, has been a sculptore for more than 30 years. She is credited numerous public monuments (eight are listed by the Smithsonian's online catalog), including the bronze of the historian Samuel Eliot Morrison in Boston. You can see her Web site by clicking here.