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Sculptor:
Gorum, Jerry  Search this
Barbry, Earl Jr.  Search this
Barbry, Brent, II  Search this
Designer:
Day, Bill  Search this
Founder:
Bob Wilson Art Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Everdur bronze, painted; Base: concrete, painted
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Office of Cultural and Historic Preservation Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Marksville Louisiana 71351
Located Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Museum Marksville Louisiana
Date:
1994. Copyrighted 1994. Cast 1995
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Louisiana survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(Behind proper left back leg of red alligator, incised letters:) (on first row:) EARL/BARBRY/SR/TribAL/ChAirMAN (on second row:) (first scale:) (copyright symbol)/1994/JERRY/GORUM (second scale:) Brent/BArbry/I (third scale:) EARL/BARBRY/Jr. (on third row, second scale:) Bill/DAY (Behind proper left back leg of blue alligator, incised letters:) (on first row, third scale:) EARL/BARBRY/TribAl/ChAirMAN (on second row:) (first scale:) (copyright symbol)/1994/JERRY GORUM (second scale:) BRENT/BARBRY/II (third scale:) EARL/BARBRY/Jr. (on third row:) (second scale:) BILL/DAY signed
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Summary:
Two alligators, one on either side of the entrance to a museum. The alligator on the proper right is painted blue, while the one on the left is painted red. Their heads are raised and their tails are curved slightly away from the entrance. Both alligators are highly detailed, with scales, ridges, and creases. Each alligator stretches out along the length of a rectangular concrete base. The bases are painted brown.
Topic:
Animal--Reptile--Alligator  Search this
Ethnic--Tunica  Search this
Control number:
IAS LA000343
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_332533