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Sculptor:
Lorenzato, Ray 1924-  Search this
Medium:
Carrara bardiglio marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by College of San Mateo Creative Arts Department 1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard San Mateo California 94402
Located College of San Mateo Southwest corner of reflection pond San Mateo California 94402
Date:
1983
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California, San Francisco survey, 1992.
Image on file.
unsigned
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:
"The central portion of the sculpture is a smooth-faced arch extending from its base and arching almost to the marble's top, creating the illusion of a fireplace. The two ends of the arch do not completely meet. The interior of the arched area is rough-hewn, concave marble. Extending out from the arch area, on either side, are wing-like portions blending from rough-hewn at the arch to smooth at the extremities. The wings tilt slightly toward the rear. The rear surface of the sculpture is almost identical to the front except that the wings tilt forward (as viewed from the rear) and the interior of the arch is convex. The base is carved with narrow ridges.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Atlantis  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Fireplace  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA000036
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_308802