OOS Sculpture

Old Man of the Forest

2003 / Alan H. Hamwi / Powell

Old Man of the Forest, Low Angle

A life-size bronze sculpture of a large, flanged male orangutan sprawled on the ground with his right arm outstretched. Flanges are the large cheek pouches that signal the male's dominance in the group.

Located by the orangutan enclosure in the Islands Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Location: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W Powell Rd

County

: Delaware

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Citation

: Alan H. Hamwi, “Old Man of the Forest,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1960.

Title

Old Man of the Forest

Description

A life-size bronze sculpture of a large, flanged male orangutan sprawled on the ground with his right arm outstretched. Flanges are the large cheek pouches that signal the male's dominance in the group.

Located by the orangutan enclosure in the Islands Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Creator

Date

2003

Subject

Source

plaque

Identifier

1960

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

A gift from

Provider Entity

Louise Wolfe Myers

Location Street

4850 W Powell Rd

Location Type

Artist Notes

https://www.alanhamwi.com/content.html?page=1

Installation Date

2003

Materials

Inscription

plaque: "'Old Man of the Forest' / A gift from Louise Wolfe Myers in honor of her children: Art Wolfe / George Wolfe / Lucy Wolfe Gambel / Sculptor: Alan H. Hamwi / August 2003"