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Sculptor:
Layland, Charles  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: Cor-Ten steel
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 Morris Arboretum 9414 Meadowbrook Avenue Magnolia Slope Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19118
Date:
Commissioned 1980. Dedicated Sept. 1980. Ewes installed Nov. 9, 1992
Notes:
University of Pennsylvania, checklist, 1988.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
(Sculpture, lower forward leg of one of the full-size sheep:) CAL (Sculpture, on head and neck of one of the full-sized sheep:) 1PLT/(...inscription illegible)/1 x 96 x 120/305232/IRON signed
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Summary:
Six sheep and three lambs are scattered in a grassy area about 90 x 43 feet located at the base of Magnolia Slope. Two of the sheep are grazing with their noses in the grass and the others are standing erect. The animals are cut out of flat pieces of Cor-Ten steel which has weathered naturally to a rusty appearance. The animals' legs are set directly in the ground with no visible base.
Topic:
Animal--Sheep  Search this
Control number:
IAS 46300032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_24993