OOS Sculpture

Stuyvesant Fountain

1931 / Creator Unknown / Delaware

Stuyvestant Fountain View 1

A fountain with central female figure dressed in ancient Greek fashion and holding a bowl in her upraised left hand and an ewer down at her side with her right hand. Three stone frogs that shoot water from their mouths sit on the rim of the fountain facing the central figure.

The fountain is located at Ohio Wesleyan University and, sits in the courtyard behind Stuyvesant Hall , which was built in 1931 and renovated (along with the fountain) in 2012.

The fountain was a donation from the Stuyvesants to the class of 1925.

Location: Ohio Wesleyan University, 223 W William St

County

: Delaware

Citation

: “Stuyvesant Fountain,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 20, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1915.

Title

Stuyvesant Fountain

Description

A fountain with central female figure dressed in ancient Greek fashion and holding a bowl in her upraised left hand and an ewer down at her side with her right hand. Three stone frogs that shoot water from their mouths sit on the rim of the fountain facing the central figure.

The fountain is located at Ohio Wesleyan University and, sits in the courtyard behind Stuyvesant Hall , which was built in 1931 and renovated (along with the fountain) in 2012.

The fountain was a donation from the Stuyvesants to the class of 1925.

Date

1931

Source

https://www.schooleycaldwell.com/stuyvesant-hall-owu
https://www.owu.edu/news-media/details/ohio-wesleyan-rededicates-fully-renovated-campus-landmark/

Type

Identifier

1915

Location City

Location County

Provider Entity

The Stuyvesants

Location Site

Location Street

223 W William St

Installation Date

1931

Materials

Inscription

plaque: "Dedicated to the Class '25 by the Stuyvesants"