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1990 / Charles R. Mitchell / Akron

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The sculpture of the figures captures the moment when Cupid materializes on earth and first glimpses Psyche. The sculpture moves on earth in a circular motion from left to right. The title derives from Psyche's "Welcoming" of Cupid.

Location: Akron Art Museum, 1 S High St.

County

: Summit

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Citation

: Charles R. Mitchell, “Welcome,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1101.

Title

Welcome

Description

The sculpture of the figures captures the moment when Cupid materializes on earth and first glimpses Psyche. The sculpture moves on earth in a circular motion from left to right. The title derives from Psyche's "Welcoming" of Cupid.

Date

1990

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

1101

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

In an alcove off E. Broadway St.
Former location: Maple tree grove off of Broadway St. and Akron Art Museum grounds

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Provider Entity

Beatrice K. McDowell, in memory of C. Blake McDowell, Jr.

Location Site

Location Street

1 S High St.

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

108""

Media Sculpture Width

96""

Media Sculpture Depth

24""

Installation Date

1999

Creation Date

1998

Inscription

Signed and dated top leaf behind upper figure's (Cupid's) legs