OOS Sculpture

The Amelia Valerio Weinberg Memorial Fountain

1990 / Michael Frasca / Cincinnati

Weinberg fountain photo1.jpeg

Made from fired clay, the fountain depicts stacked books stand around a central cascading water fall that symbolizes "that knowledge flows from the printed word."

County

: Hamilton

Tags

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Citation

: Michael Frasca, “The Amelia Valerio Weinberg Memorial Fountain,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/497.

Title

The Amelia Valerio Weinberg Memorial Fountain

Description

Made from fired clay, the fountain depicts stacked books stand around a central cascading water fall that symbolizes "that knowledge flows from the printed word."

Creator

Date

1990

Source

Centner, R. & Farr, P. (2006). Cincinnati sculpture unveiled: The story behind the art. Little Miami Publishing Co.

Type

Identifier

497

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

located at Vine Street entrance to library

Provider Qualifier

funds donated by

Provider Entity

Amelia Valerio Weinberg

Location Street

800 Vine Street

Location Type

Artist Notes

Spring Street Pottery

Media Sculpture Height

9 feet

Media Sculpture Width

13 feet

Media Sculpture Depth

14 feet

Media Base Height

2 feet, 6 inches

Installation Date

1990

Creation Date

01/01/1990

Materials

Inscription

From attached plaque:
"This fountain/is dedicated to the/memory of/Amelia Valerio Weinberg/1990"