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Petersen, Elmer Paul  Search this
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel; Base: concrete and Cor-Ten steel
Indian  Search this
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by LaCrosse City Hall Legal Department 400 LaCrosse Street LaCrosse Wisconsin 54601
Located Harborview Mall West end of Main Street, on 2nd Street LaCrosse Wisconsin
1981. Copyrighted 1981. Dedicated Fall 1981
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Wisconsin survey, 1994.
Image on file.
LaCrosse Tribune, April 15, 1991.
E Petersen (copyright symbol) 1981 signed
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.
Three Native-American men playing lacrosse. Two of them stand, facing each other, holding lacrosse sticks in their raised proper right hands, reaching for the ball. Both lean backward, balancing on one foot while extending the other in front of them. The third figure is lying on the ground, leaning on his proper left arm with his knees bent. The figures are bare chested and wear moccasins. The two standing figures have feathers in their hair. The sculpture rests on a low, rectangular concrete base which is covered with Cor-Ten steel.
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic--Winnebago  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Lacrosse  Search this
Control number:
IAS WI000322
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums