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The Gentle Doctor, (sculpture)

Title: Gentle Vet, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Petersen, Christian 1885-1961
Subject:
Forland, L. M
Born, William R
Medium:
Terra cotta
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Iowa State University Brunnier Art Museum 290 Scheman Building Ames Iowa 50011
Located Iowa State University Veterinary Medicine Complex, Small Animal Clinic entrance Ames Iowa
Date:
Modeled 1937. Installed 1938. Relocated 1976
Notes:
Iowa State University, Brunnier Gallery and Museum, 1989.
Iowa State University, University Museums, 2017.
Summary:
A full-length male figure, representing a veterinarian dressed in lab coat, looking down at a puppy cradled in his proper right arm and petting it with his proper left arm. The mother dog leans against the veterinarian's proper right leg and is looking upward at her pup.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length
Animal--Dog
Occupation--Medicine--Veterinarian
Portrait male--Full length
Portrait male
Control number:
IAS 65060002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_31375

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  • Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum