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George Washington After Houdon

Empire State Plaza Albany, NY


The life-size bronze cast of George Washington in Albany's Empire State Plaza was unveiled in West Capitol Park in 1932. This memorial is a reproduction of the famous marble original by French master artist, Jean-Antoine Houdon.

The sculpture depicts Washington in a uniform of the Revolutionary officer, and was ordered in celebration of Washington's 200th birthday.

For more information on the Empire State Plaza Memorials, please contact the OGS Plaza Visitor Office at (518) 474-2418. 

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