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Sculptor:
Glickman, Maurice 1906-1981  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: black serpentine marble
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
United States Department of the Interior U.S. Department of the Interior Museum 18th and C Streets, NW Washington District of Columbia 20240
Date:
Modeled 1934. Cast in bronze ca. 1934-1935. Installed 1940
Notes:
U.S. Department of the Interior Museum, 1988.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pg. 468.
Look, David W. & Perrault, Carol L., "The Interior Building: Its Architecture and Its Art," Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Interior NPS, Preservation Assistance Div, 1986, pg. 117.
Goode, James M., "The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C., A Comprehensive Historical Guide," Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, M-24.
MAURICE GLICKMAN N.Y. 1934 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:
Barefoot and simply dressed, the mother stands with arms folded across her chest. Her son stands in front of her, hands clenching his belt. "Their solemn expressions and stance reveal a determination to survive together in a changing world."
Topic:
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08870002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_31663