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Sculptor:
Cravath, Ruth 1902-1986  Search this
Architect:
Bolles, John  Search this
Contractor:
William Burrows, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Concrete aggregate with Plexiglas inserts; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City and County of San Francisco San Francisco Arts Commission 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240 San Francisco California 94102
Located Candlestick Park Bus turn around Jamestown Avenue, outside Gate A San Francisco California
Date:
Designed 1971. Installed 1972. Dedicated Aug. 1973
Notes:
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California, San Francisco survey, 1993.
Summary:
The sculpture is a standing abstract figure representing St. Francis, the patron saint of San Francisco. The figure is made of concrete, but the face, torso, halo, cross, and lower section of his robe are made of colored pieces of Plexiglas. The halo is gold; the face and torso are turquoise; the cross is red; and the lower section of the robe is gold. The sculpture is installed on a low base in the middle of the bus area at the stadium.
Topic:
Religion--Saint--St. Francis  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS CA000022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_13941