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Parks, Charles Cropper 1922-2012  Search this
Sculpture: cast and strip bronze welded together and coated with a green patina; Base: black granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Administered by Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia 222 North 17th Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Located St. Martha Manor Nursing Home Manor Avenue Downingtown Pennsylvania 19335
Dedicated Aug. 2, 1992
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Daily Local News (West Chester, Pennsylvania), Aug. 3, 1992, Sect. A, pg. 2.
Daily Local News (West Chester, Pennsylvania), Aug. 6, 1992.
The Daily Record (Downingtown, Pennsylvania), July 31, 1992.
Image on file.
Daily Local News (West Chester, Pennsylvania), Aug. 3, 1992, Sect. A, pg. 2.
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.
A sculpture of Mary and Jesus as a child. The standing figure of Mary is wearing a long dress and head covering made out of bronze cast and strips which are welded together and give the fabric a translucent appearance. Mary holds the child in her arms and on her proper left hip. The base is hexagonal in shape.
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000136
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums