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Sculptor:
Saemundsson, Nina  Search this
Subject:
Ericson, Leif  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
Norwegian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Los Angeles Public Art Division 433 South Spring Street, 10th floor Los Angeles California 90013
Located Griffith Park Fern Dell at Los Feliz Los Angeles California
Date:
1936. Dedicated Oct. 1936
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1995.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1976.
Image on file.
Reed, Merrill A., "Historical Statues and Monuments in California," PG. 30.
(On rear proper right bottom edge:) Nina Saemundsson/sc/1936 (On bronze plaque on front of base:) LEIF ERIKSON/EXPLORER/LANDED IN AMERICA/YEAR 1000 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.
Summary:
Larger than life bronze head of Leif Erikson on black granite clad pedestal set on concrete slab. The front of the pedestal has a bronze relief plaque of a Viking ship.
Topic:
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture--Boat  Search this
Control number:
IAS 75000645
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_936