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(Bas-Reliefs on Mohawk School), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Mancuso Brothers  Search this
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Administered by Board of Education Colonial Plaza Ilion New York 13357
Located Mohawk Central School Grove Street Mohawk New York
Installed ca. 1949-1951
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1994.
Image on file.
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.
Three bas-relief panels located above the entrance to the Mohawk Central School and set between the second and third story windows. The first panel on the left depicts in the foreground an old train with steam coming from its engine. The middle ground depicts a commercial boat with rigging and steam in a waterway. A log cabin is on the bank. The Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol building, an unidentified building, and mountains are placed in the background. The middle panel contains a globe with North and South America placed atop decorative scroll work and flanked by stylized foliage at its lower level. The panel on the right depicts, in the foreground, a modern train on tracks; in the middle ground, a large ocean liner, and in the background, a cityscape with tall skyscrapers and an airplane flying overhead.
Cityscape--District of Columbia--Washington  Search this
Architecture--Civic--U.S. Capitol  Search this
Architecture--Monument--Obelisk  Search this
Architecture--Civic--Capitol  Search this
Architecture--Domestic--House  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Riverboat  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Ocean Liner  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Airplane  Search this
Architecture--Commercial--Skyscraper  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000460
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums