OOS Sculpture

Young Faun with Heron

1894 / Frederick William MacMonnies / Cincinnati

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A nude faun embraces a large heron, which has its wings wrapped around the faun. The sculpture sits on a smooth stone block base and has a green patina. The original work was a fountain figure and stood life-size at 6 feet tall; this is a copy of the original in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

County

: Hamilton

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Citation

: Frederick William MacMonnies , “Young Faun with Heron,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/959.

Title

Young Faun with Heron

Description

A nude faun embraces a large heron, which has its wings wrapped around the faun. The sculpture sits on a smooth stone block base and has a green patina. The original work was a fountain figure and stood life-size at 6 feet tall; this is a copy of the original in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Date

1894

Source

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

Identifier

959

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Installed in the reading garden of the library's south building, near the Walnut Street entrance

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Provider Entity

Mr. & Mrs. Martin Low

Location Street

800 Vine St

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

26.5 inches

Media Sculpture Width

16.5 inches

Creation Date

1894

Materials