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Sculptor:
Sheppard, Joseph 1930-  Search this
Founder:
Fonderia Massimo Del Chiaro  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: polished black granite
Culture:
Hebrew  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Baltimore Jewish Council 2701 North Charles Street Baltimore Maryland 21202
Located Holocaust Memorial Site Gay & Lombard Streets Baltimore Maryland 21202
Date:
1987. Dedicated Nov. 6, 1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Maryland, Baltimore survey, 1992.
Image on file.
(On east side of sculpture:) SHEPPARD/87 (On northeast side of sculpture:) FONDERIA D'ARTE/M. DEL CHIARO/ITALY PIETRASANTA (On base, south side:) A GIFT OF REMEMBRANCE/JEANNE AND MELVIN BERGER/JEAN AND JACK LUSKIN/SCULPTOR: JOSEPH SHEPPARD 1930- (Around base top of base:) "THOSE WHO CANNOT REMEMBER THE PAST ARE CONDEMNED TO REPEAT IT"/GEORGE SAN TAYANA 1863-1952 signed Founder's mark appears.
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 group of emaciated concentration camp inmates huddled together being consumed by a fire. The sculpture stands on a cylindric base.
Topic:
History--Europe--Holocaust  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Allegory--Element--Fire  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Religion--Judaism  Search this
State of Being--Other--Imprisonment  Search this
State of Being--Death--Murder  Search this
Control number:
IAS MD000557
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_338627