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Sculptor:
Garrison, Robert 1895-1945  Search this
Carver:
Bruce, John  Search this
Architect:
Gray, John  Search this
Contractor:
Rogers, Platt  Search this
Medium:
Indiana limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Colorado College Physical Plant 14 East Cache La Poudre Colorado Springs Colorado 80903
Located Colorado College Shove Chapel Colorado Springs Colorado 80903
Date:
Cast and copyrighted before 1931
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Colorado, Colorado Springs survey, 1993.
Image on file.
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:
Two gargoyles, one on the east, the other on the south of the Chapel building. The gargoyles are a cross between a wolf and a lion and are mounted with rear legs against the building. The creatures each have an open mouth, with teeth showing, large pointed ears, and a mane similar to a lion's.
Topic:
Fantasy--Monster  Search this
Architecture exterior--Detail--Gargoyle  Search this
Control number:
IAS CO000166
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_318667