Covington, Kentucky: Artist Holds Painting Of Wife

A bronze statue of Covington-born artist Frank Duveneck (1848-1919) holds a portrait of his wife, Elizabeth, also an artist, who died after only two years of marriage.

Address:
109 W. Pike St., Covington, KY
Directions:
I-71/75 exit 191. Drive east on W. 7th St. Just after the railroad overpass, the small park will be up ahead on the right at the three-way intersection of W. 7th, W. Pike, and Washington Sts.
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Artist Frank Duveneck.

Artist Holds a Painting of his Wife

Near downtown Covington there is a small triangular park that has, as its centerpiece, a statue of Covington-born artist Frank Duveneck (1848-1919). He is holding a portrait of his wife, Elizabeth, who died after only two years of marriage. The statue was created in 2006 by local artist Matt Langford.

Duveneck's paintings are on display at the Cincinnati Museum of Art, across the river in Ohio.

[signmanjoe, 11/27/2021]

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