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Peacock Sundial, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lee, Alice Stephana 1893-1957
Medium:
Sundial: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Sundial
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Detroit Detroit Michigan
Located Belle Isle Conservatory lawn Detroit Michigan
Date:
1927
Notes:
Detroit Historical Museum, City of Detroit Monuments, 2004.
Fanning, Patricia J., 2016.
Fanning, Patricia J., "Artful Lives: The Francis Watts Lee Family and Their Times," Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016.
Summary:
A bronze peacock gnomon sits in the center of a bronze octagonal sundial marked with raised Roman numerals and the Latin phrase Lucem Demonstrat Umbra. The sundial is installed atop a tapered granite base.
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Peacock
Control number:
IAS 78000029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_362298

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