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(Relief on Vestibule Entry), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Architect:
Provost, Wilfred  Search this
Medium:
Concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
City of Manchester Manchester West High School 9 Notre Dame Avenue Manchester New Hampshire 03102
Date:
1920. Dedicated Nov. 2, 1922
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Hampshire survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On shield:) 1920 (Below figures:) WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL
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Summary:
Bas-relief of two nude figures, one male and one female, set high above a building entry. The female figure is on the left. She is reclining and leans on her proper left arm which rests on a stack of books. Beside her legs are the top of a column and a scrolled piece of paper. On the right is the male figure. He is reclining and leans on his proper right elbow on a stack of three books. In his proper right hand he holds a compass. His proper left hand rests on a globe. Several scrolls of paper are near his feet. Between the two figures is an oval shield draped in foliage.
Topic:
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Object--Tool--Compass  Search this
Control number:
IAS NH000464
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_339081