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Robert Edward Lee Sculpture is a historic bronze equestrian sculpture of Robert E. Lee located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was sculpted by noted artists Henry Shrady (1871-1922) and Leo Lentelli (1879-1961), and was the second of four works commissioned from members of the National Sculpture Society by philanthropist Paul Goodloe McIntire. The sculpture was the third of three McIntire gave to the city during the years 1919 to 1924. The sculpture was commissioned in 1917, and erected in 1924.[1]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[2] It is located in the Charlottesville and Albemarle County Courthouse Historic District.

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  1. Betsey Gohdes-Baten (April 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Robert Edward Lee Sculpture". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/registers/Cities/Charlottesville/104-0264_Robert_Edward_Lee_Sculpture_1997_Final_Nomination.pdf.  and Accompanying photo
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