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Sculptor:
Olstowski, Francis d. 1968  Search this
Medium:
Concrete with a plaster coating
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Corpus Christi Library 805 Comanche Street Corpus Christi Texas 78401
Located Parkdale Branch Library 4444 Gollihar Corpus Christi Texas
Date:
1962. Dedicated Oct. 2, 1962
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993.
Image on file.
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:
A bas-relief plaque, affixed on an outside wall of the library, depicting a central figure of a child surrounded by characters from various works of literature, including Humpty Dumpty, Pinocchio, the Tortoise and Hare, and a cow jumping over the moon.
Topic:
Figure--Child--Full length  Search this
Literature--Character--Humpty Dumpty  Search this
Literature--Character--Pinocchio  Search this
Literature--Aesop--Tortoise and Hare  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Turtle  Search this
Animal--Rabbit  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000436
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_326196