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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Architect:
Post, George Browne 1837-1913  Search this
Medium:
Terra cotta, originally polychromed
Type:
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by E. V. Bishoff Company 355 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Located Park Building 355 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Date:
1896
Notes:
Evert, Marilyn, "Discovering Pittsburgh's Sculpture," Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983, pg. 79.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, PA0165, 1989.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
Summary:
Along the top of the building, between the colonnade and the cornice, there is a row of eleven almost fully rounded reliefs of kneeling nude males, telamones. Each figure kneels on his proper left knee.
Topic:
Figure group--Male--Nude  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Telamon  Search this
Control number:
IAS 64480047
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_26788