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Sculptor:
Gage, John 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Figure: white pine, carved; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Minnesota
Two Harbors
Date:
1986
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On plaque on base, raised:) Dedicated to the/Minnesota DNR/in appreciation/City of Two Harbors, 1986/Sculptor-John Gage unsigned
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:
Chain saw carved bearded figure of a voyageur, wearing a hat, a jacket with fringes on bottom and on sleeves, and boots. He stands with a paddle held by both hands, proper right hand over proper left. The bottom of the paddle rests on the base in front of his feet. The figure is atop a concrete base.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Detail  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000303
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_324040