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Wild Boar, (sculpture)

Porcellino, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Tacca, Pietro 1577-1640 (copy after)
Architect:
Butter, Ann
Fabricator:
A. Ottavino Corporation
Architectural firm:
Levine & Blumberg
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation The Arsenal - Central Park New York New York 10021
Located 57th Street at Sutton Place New York New York
Date:
Modeled 1634. Cast before 1970. Installed Spring 1972
Topic:
Animal--Pig
Control number:
IAS 87870119
Notes:
Gayle, Margot & Michele Cohen, "Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture," New York: Prentice Hall, 1988, pg. 130
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York, New York survey,1993
Summary:
A realistically modeled sculpture of a wild boar. At the base are plants and animals including frogs, field mice, crabs, lizards, and a snake eating a mouse
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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