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Founder:
J. W. Fiske Iron Works (possibly by)  Search this
Engineer:
Scowden, Theodore R.  Search this
Contractor:
Bannon, Patrick  Search this
Medium:
Zinc, painted
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Louisville Water Company 3005 Upper River Road Louisville Kentucky 40207
Located Louisville Visual Arts Association 3005 Upper River Road Louisville Water Tower balustrade Louisville Kentucky 40207
Date:
Installed ca. 1893
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Kentucky survey, 1995.
National Park Service, American Monuments and Outdoor Sculpture Database, KY0056, 1989.
Altrusa Club of Louisville, "Cut, Cast, Carved," Louisville, KY: Chamber of Commerce, 1974, pg. 18.
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.
Summary:
A standing female figure of Summer, or Flora. Her proper right hand is raised to her forehead, shielding her eyes. In her proper left arm she holds cut wheat against her side.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Flora  Search this
Allegory--Season--Summer  Search this
Object--Foliage--Wheat  Search this
Control number:
IAS KY000207
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_332340