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Sunday Morning in Deep Waters, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Milles, Carl 1875-1955  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite and concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Michigan Physical Properties Building 326 East Hoover Ann Arbor Michigan 48109
Located University of Michigan Ingalls Mall Ann Arbor Michigan
Date:
1941
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Michigan survey, 1993.
Image on file.
Ann Arbor Observer, Sept. 1991, pg. 43.
(On lower part of sculpture, incised lettering:) Carl Milles/Fecit 1941 (On front of sculpture, in raised lettering:) SUNDAY MORNING (Back of sculpture:) DEEP WATERS signed
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Summary:
An Art Deco style, cast bronze fountain sculpture depicting Triton blowing a horn and cavorting with his four sons. Water sprays from Triton's horn which he holds up to his lips with both hands. Water also sprays from small fish that swim in the fountain basin. The sculpture rests on a rectangular granite base that rests on a concrete base in the center of a rectangular fountain basin.
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Triton  Search this
Animal--Fish  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Horn  Search this
Control number:
IAS MI000525
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_337877