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Sculptor:
Sabean, Samuel 1902-  Search this
Medium:
Stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Willmar Willmar Minnesota 56201
Located Willmar Auditorium Willmar Minnesota
Date:
1935-1936
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Minnesota survey, 1994.
Image on file.
unsigned
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:
Three reliefs are installed over the building entrance. The panel on the left includes a farmer, a cow and a dairy maid. Agricultural symbols on the upper part of the panel include carrots, corn, apples, wheat, a scythe and a forest emblem. The middle panel has an allegorical female figure of Liberty standing between a uniformed soldier and sailor. Liberty wears a Classical gown and holds the hands of the soldier and sailor in each of her own. Military symbols on this panel include cannons, bugles, spades, anchors and a flag. At the top center is a United State eagle emblem. The panel on the right contains two male figures working with machinery. Industrial symbols on this panel include a bell, wheel and chain. Three fish swim within a circle at the top center of this panel.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Farmer  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Military--Sailor  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Liberty  Search this
Occupation--Industry  Search this
Control number:
IAS MN000631
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338339