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Sculptor:
Porkowski, George I.  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: stone; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Saddle Brook Fire Department Municipal Building, 100 East Allen Dale Road Saddle Brook New Jersey 07663
Located Saddle River Road & Cambridge Avenue Saddle Brook New Jersey
Date:
Base installed ca. 1960. Sculpture installed ca. 1994
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey survey, 1995.
Image on file.
GEORGE I. PORKOWSKI (On front of base:) THIS MONUMENT IS DEDICATED/TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/GAVE THEIR SERVICES UNSELFISH/LY TO THE COMMUNITY AS MEM/BERS OF THE VOLUNTEER AND/EXEMPT FIREMEN OF SADDLE/BROOK, NEW JERSEY 1960 signed
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:
Full-length figure of a fireman carrying a young girl. The fireman wears a uniform, hat and boots. He holds the girl against his chest; her arms are wrapped around his neck and her legs dangle at his waist. The girl wears a shirt, pants and sneakers. The stone sculpture stands atop a square stone base, the edges of which are rough-hewn.
Topic:
Figure group--Male & Child  Search this
Occupation--Service--Fireman  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Fireman Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS NJ000553
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338372