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Sculptor:
McKenzie, R. Tait 1867-1938  Search this
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: painted concrete, reinforced with metal
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Pennsylvania Office of the Curator 100 College Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Located University of Pennsylvania Gimbel Gymnasium, Sculpture Garden Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Date:
1926
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1992.
Kozar, Andrew J., "The Sport Sculpture of R. Tait McKenzie," Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books, 1992, pg. 58-59.
Kozar, Andrew J., "R. Tait McKenzie: The Sculptor of Athletes," Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 1975, pg. 68.
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Hussey, Christopher, "Tait McKenzie, A Sculptor of Youth," Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1930.
Lloyd P. Jones Gallery and Court of Sculpture by R. Tait McKenzie (brochure), no. 1.
Image on file.
Kozar, Andrew J., "The Sport Sculpture of R. Tait McKenzie," Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Books, 1992, colorplate 18.
(On bronze plinth, proper right:) R. Tait McKenzie/1926 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:
Nude man leaning over, in position to throw the discus that he is holding in his proper right hand.
Topic:
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Track & Field  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77002586
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_21110