OOS Sculpture

Fountain of Knowledge

Date Unknown / Steve Smith / Bryan

Fountain of Knowledge.JPG

Two white, square columns hold up one end of a triangular section. The other end is anchored by several slender, curving rods that cascade down to the concrete base, resembling a flow of water.

Location: Bryan Arts and Education Center, 325 W High St.

County

: Williams

Tags

: ,

Citation

: Steve Smith, “Fountain of Knowledge,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 27, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2156.

Title

Fountain of Knowledge
Fons E. Doctrina

Description

Two white, square columns hold up one end of a triangular section. The other end is anchored by several slender, curving rods that cascade down to the concrete base, resembling a flow of water.

Creator

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2156

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Near the corner of W. High St. and S. Beech St.

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

The class of 1942

Location Street

325 W High St.

Location Type

Materials

Inscription

Plaque installed on base,
"Fons E. Doctrina"/"Fountain of Knowledge"/"By Steve Smith"/"Donated by the Class of 1942"

Condition Notes

The cascading rods are showing a significant amount of rust patches through the white paint, as are several other areas of the sculpture. Probably around 5% of the surface area is showing rust. July 2021.