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Sculptor:
Smith, Marvin  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: ceramic, concrete and metal; Base: ceramic and concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Board of Library Trustees 2345 Lee Road Cleveland Ohio
Located Cleveland Heights Public Library 2345 Lee Road Cleveland Ohio
Date:
April 1992. Dedicated May 31, 1992
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Ohio, Cleveland survey, 1993.
Image on file.
MARVIN SMITH 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:
Assembly of ceramic tiles in the form of an open book. The area denoting the pages displays a bas-relief of a nature scene with sun, stream, hills, and foliage. The scene is bordered by a double row of pale green tiles on either side. The cover of the book is composed of blue tiles. The tiles on the base depict acanthus leaves.
Topic:
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Prudence  Search this
Object--Foliage--Acanthus  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS OH000185
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_319629