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Sculptor:
Fraser, Laura Gardin 1889-1966  Search this
Founder:
Katherine Minahar Studios  Search this
Kunst Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Elk: bronze; Base: limestone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Elks Lodge 40 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick New Jersey 08901
Date:
Copyrighted 1927. Dedicated Nov. 1930
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1995.
Image on file.
KATHERINE MINAHAR STUDIOS (Side of plinth, raised:) (copyright symbol) 1927 LAVRA GARDIN FRASER (Other side of plinth:) A Kunst (Front of base, incised:) IN MEMORIAM/TO THOSE MEMBERS OF/NEW BRUNSWICK LODGE 324/BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE/ORDER OF ELKS,/WHO HAVE ANSWERED THE/MYSTIC ROLL CALL OF/THE GRAND EXALTED RULER/OF THE UNIVERSE (Back of Base:) November MCMXXX (Side of base:) PAX (Other side of base:) Cervus Alles/New Brunswick Lodge/324/Benevolent/and/protective order/of Elks/accepts/with deep appreciation/the gift of/this monument/from/Arthur Bishop 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.
Summary:
An elk with a large set of antlers rests with its legs folded beneath its body. It rests atop a multitiered base with inscriptions.
Topic:
Animal--Deer  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000080
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_323396