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Schomberg, A. Thomas 1943-  Search this
Art Castings of Colorado  Search this
Sylvester Stallone  Search this
Sculpture: bronze; Base: brick & concrete
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by City of Philadelphia Department of Public Property Municipal Services Building Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Located Spectrum Broad Street & Pattison Avenue Philadelphia Pennsylvania
1981. Copyrighted 1981
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 247.
Philadelphia Daily News, Jan. 17, 1990, pg. 1, 6.
Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 18, 1990, Sect. B, pg. 1.
SOS Conservation Notification Report, 2008.
Image on file.
Bach, Penny Balkin, "Public Art in Philadelphia," Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992, pg. 247.
A. Thomas Schomberg sculptor/(copyright symbol) 1981 / Art Castings of Colorado (On proper left leg of shorts:) "Rocky" signed 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.
An over-life size, monumental standing figure of movie character, Rocky Balboa from the movie "Rocky." He is dressed in boxing attire: boxing shorts, shoes, and gloves. He is bare chested. His fists are raised indicating victory. His proper left foot is slightly more forward than the proper right foot. Proper right leg is slightly bent and behind the proper left leg. Arms are raised and slightly bent, wearing boxing gloves, as if he has just won a match and is proclaiming victory to the audience. His head is turned 45 degrees to the proper right and he looks slightly down, as if toward an audience.
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Performing Arts--Theater--Performer  Search this
Occupation--Sport--Boxing  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Sports Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000101
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums