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Sculptor:
Rapoport, Nathan 1911-1987  Search this
Architect:
Blatner, Henry  Search this
Contractor:
M. E. Hatkoff (Firm)  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: cast bronze with patina; Base: concrete with reinforcing steel rods
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Albany Jewish Community Center 340 Whitehall Road Albany New York 12208
Date:
1970. Dedicated Jan. 3, 1971
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Image on file.
The Shofar (Albany, NY), Dec. 25, 1970, pg. 1.
Natan (sic) Rapoport (copyright symbol) (Metal plaque on front of base, raised:) THIS SCULPTURE WAS MADE POSSIBLE/BY THE GENEROUS BEQUEST OF ANITA L WINTER/IN MEMORY OF HER DAUGHTER/GERTRUDE S. WINTER/1970 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:
Abstract tree with nine branches rises from the plinth. Three people run around the tree facing outwards and with joined hands. One person wears a yarmulke. A man wears a hat and peasant dress. The last person, a woman, wears a long skirt. All are set atop a base with an inscribed plaque.
Topic:
Homage--Winter, Gertrude S  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Allegory--Life  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000373
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_326895