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The Tortoise and the Hare, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Schon, Nancy Quint 1928-  Search this
Founder:
New England Sculpture Service  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: silicone bronze
Type:
-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Boston Office of Cultural Affairs Boston City Hall, Room 716 Boston Massachusetts 02201
Located Copley Square Boylston Street & Dartmouth Street Boston Massachusetts
Date:
Copyrighted 1994
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Massachusetts survey, 1997.
Image on file.
New England Sculpture Service (On tail of tortoise and on foot of hare:) Schon (copyright symbol) 1994 signed
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Summary:
Two bronze, larger than life size depictions of the tortoise and the hare characters from Aesop's Fables. The hare is depicted stopping to scratch his ear while the tortoise makes his way to the finish line. The sculptures are installed near the finish line for the Boston Marathon.
Topic:
Literature--Aesop--Tortoise and Hare  Search this
Literature--Character--Hare  Search this
Literature--Character--Tortoise  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000225
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_336851