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Sculptor:
Lober, Georg 1892-1961  Search this
Designer:
Langman, Otto Frederick b. 1884  Search this
Founder:
Modern Art Foundry  Search this
Subject:
Andersen, Hans Christian  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: polish pink granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation The Arsenal - Central Park New York New York 10021
Located Central Park Conservatory Lake, opposite East 74th Street New York New York 10021
Date:
Copyrighted 1956. 1956. Dedicated Sept. 18, 1956
Notes:
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 221.
Lederer, Joseph, "All Around the Town: A Walking Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in New York City," New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 221.
(On brim of hat:) OTTO F. LANGMANN/-ARCHITECT-/GEORG J. LOBER/-SCULPTOR-/1956 (copyright symbol) (On hem of coat:) MODERN ART FDRY N.Y. (On open book:) UGLY DUCKLING (On back of bench:) THIS MONUMENT IS THE GIFT OF/THE CHILDREN OF DENMARK AND /NEW YORK CITY AND THEIR FRIENDS/1956/SPONSORED BY/THE DANISH AMERICAN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION/BARONESS ALMA DAHLEBUR FOUNDER signed Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Anderson is seated on a bench with an open book on his lap. He leans on his proper right hand and looks down at the "Ugly Duckling," who sits at his feet.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer  Search this
Animal--Bird--Duck  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Literature--Character--Ugly Duckling  Search this
Literature--Andersen--Ugly Duckling  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870162
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302806