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Sculptor:
Burgess, Lowry 1940-  Search this
Burgy, Donald  Search this
Cataldo, John 1924-  Search this
Dorrien, Carlos 1948-  Search this
Guillemin, Robert  Search this
Phillips, David 1944-  Search this
Rockefeller, Sydney Roberts  Search this
Wainwright, William H. 1924-2012  Search this
Wainwright, Clara  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
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 Post Office Square Park Congress & Milk Streets Boston Massachusetts
Date:
1982
Notes:
Carlock, Marty, "A Guide to Public Art in Greater Boston," Boston: Harvard Common Press, 1988.
Zoukee, Sophye M., "Adopt-A-Statue Casebook," Boston: City of Boston, 1990, pg. 21.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Zoukee, Sophye M., "Adopt-A-Statue Casebook," Boston: City of Boston, 1990, pg. 21.
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:
The sculpture represents a small circular pond with water lilies, ducks, chipmunks, frogs, birds, dragonflies, and other forms of pond life. The sculpture sits in a low, circular granite base in a circular brick plaza. Twenty bronze bricks containing a relief of a form of pond life are embedded among the ceramic bricks in the plaza.
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Duck  Search this
Animal--Amphibian--Frog  Search this
Animal--Insect--Dragonfly  Search this
Object--Flower--Lily  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87740084
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299684