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Sculptor:
Klapp, William 1934-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: fiberglass
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Zoological Park 3001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W Above Entrance to Great Ape House Washington District of Columbia 20008
Date:
1987-1988
Notes:
Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, 1990.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey, 1993.
Image on file.
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:
An orangutan hanging from a tree is installed over the entrance to the Great Ape House. The orangutan holds onto a branch with its proper right arm and leg. Its proper left arm is hanging down and its proper left leg is braced against the tree trunk.
Topic:
Animal--Ape  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08700005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300447