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James Michael Curley, Jr., (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Lillie, Lloyd 1932-2020  Search this
Landscape architect:
Carol R. Johnson & Associates  Search this
Founder:
Tallix  Search this
Subject:
Curley, James Michael, Jr  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
Irish  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Boston Office of Cultural Affairs Boston City Hall, Room 716 Boston Massachusetts 02201
Located Curley Memorial Park Congress & North Streets Boston Massachusetts
Date:
1979-1980. Dedicated Sept. 18, 1980
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1993.
Carlock, Marty, "A Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston: From Newburyport to Plymouth," Boston: The Harvard Common Press, rev. ed., 1993, pg. 23.
Alfred Lloyd Lillie, 1989.
Image on file.
(Dated) unsigned Founder's mark appears.
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:
Double portrait of Mayor James Curly -- a full-length standing figure (representing his powerful, egotistic public figure); and a seated figure on a bench (representing his folksy Irish disposition).
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--Mayor  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Literature--Shakespeare  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74040006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_29277