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Columbus Underwater Marker, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
House, John V. 1926-1982  Search this
Founder:
Fonderia Francesco B  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Located San Salvador Island San Salvador Bahamas
Date:
1972
Notes:
House, John V., family of, 2014, 2021.
NINA / PINTA / SANTA MARIA / WEST LONGITUDE / 74 32 11 / NORTH LATITUDE / 24 1 41 / ANCHOR / DROPPED / COLUMBUS / OCT. 12, 1492 / IN THESE WATERS signed
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Summary:
This underwater sculpture commemorating the 500th anniversary of Columbus reaching the Bahamas is composed of strips of bronze twisted in a spiral. The sculpture is installed at point where Columbus landed.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
History  Search this
Homage--Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78990006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_457212