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Sculptor:
Wilson, Bob  Search this
Founder:
SF  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite and cast bronze; Foundation: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation 1819 Crawford Houston Texas 77002
Date:
1987
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas survey, 1993.
Summary:
A bronze figure of a mother holding her baby in her arms and sitting with her legs tucked under her, on a granite block. The woman is barefoot and her hair is tied up with a bow. She wears a dress with elbow-length sleeves, tied with a sash at the waist, and a cowl in the back. She holds the nude infant close to her chest and she supports its head with her proper left hand. There is a small plaque on the granite block. The sculpture is placed in a planted setting.
Topic:
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Allegory--Life--Womanhood  Search this
Allegory--Passion--Love  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX000612
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_329047