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Sculptor:
Richards, Myra Reynolds 1882-1934  Search this
Medium:
Bronze on a marble base
Type:
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Bartholomew County Historical Society 524 Third Street Columbus Indiana 47201
Located Henry Breeding Farm Taylorsville Indiana 47280
Date:
1924. Dedicated 1924
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Proper left rear, under lily pad:) Myra Richards/1924 (Pedestal front, north:) IN MEMORIAM/MARY.L.VEACH/NATURE LOVER/AND TEACHER/.1924. signed
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:
Figure of a young boy in a loin cloth of feathers, standing on a lily pad, leaning to the proper right, playing pan pipes close to his chest. There is a Jay bird perched on his proper left shoulder, looking into the boy's face. The figure is set on a low pedestal in the center of a bird bath.
Topic:
Animal--Bird--Jay  Search this
Figure male--Child--Full length  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Pipe  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000085
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_314245