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Madelyn La Salle

Photo Courtesy of Ted FioRito, Jr.
Madelyn La Salle Photo Courtesy of Ted FioRito, Jr.
Photo Courtesy of Ted FioRito, Jr.
Madelyn La Salle Photo Courtesy of Ted FioRito, Jr.

Ever wondered who modeled for that statue of Ceres that sits high atop the Chicago Board of Trade?

Neither did we — especially since the statue, which depicts the Roman goddess of agriculture, has no face. But it turns out that a young Chicagoan modeled for sculptor John Storrs: Madelyn La Salle, who was 14 at the time.