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Eastwick Farmpark I - Sheep D, (sculpture)

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Sherman, Rosalie 1946-  Search this
Keil Welding  Search this
Sculpture: sheet aluminum, painted black & white, redwood, & plastic covered ears and tail; Base: concrete
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by City of Philadelphia Percent for Art 1234 Market Street, 8th floor Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Located Eastwick 84th & Crane Streets, southeast corner Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 167, 250.
"Commissions," American Craft (Aug./Sept. 1986): pg. 64-65.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 4, 1983, Sect. H, pg. 1, 18.
Image on file.
(On underside, proper left front side of sculpture:) "Rosalie Sherman 1983 Sheep D" 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.
One of eight sculptures in a group consisting of five sheep and three cows. Sheep D is a stylized, planar sculpture of a sheep with redwood seat planks projecting from each side of the sheep's torso. The sheep is white with a black face, ears, tail, and feet. Its head is turned to its proper right. The surfaces have been painted in a hard-edged style. The group is located in a large grassy, football field size area.
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Agriculture  Search this
Animal--Sheep  Search this
Object--Furniture--Bench  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000072
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums