OOS Sculpture

A Summer's Day

circa 2017 / Askim Wisikisii / Toledo

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A stone carving of a young woman reclining on her elbows. She is wearing a sundress and her eyes are closed, looking very serene and relaxed. Her skin is black stone that is smooth and polished, contrasted with grey-white colored and textured stone for her hair and dress.

Acquired in 2017 during the “Garden of Wonder: Sculpture from Zimbabwe” (ZimSculpt) exhibit.

Location: Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr.

County

: Lucas

Citation

: Askim Wisikisii, “A Summer's Day,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 18, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2060.

Title

A Summer's Day

Description

A stone carving of a young woman reclining on her elbows. She is wearing a sundress and her eyes are closed, looking very serene and relaxed. Her skin is black stone that is smooth and polished, contrasted with grey-white colored and textured stone for her hair and dress.

Acquired in 2017 during the “Garden of Wonder: Sculpture from Zimbabwe” (ZimSculpt) exhibit.

Creator

Date

circa 2017

Subject

Source

Park map accessed June 2021 at <a href="https://metroparkstoledo.com/explore-your-parks/toledo-botanical-garden-metropark/">https://metroparkstoledo.com/explore-your-parks/toledo-botanical-garden-metropark/</a>
Personal correspondence with Toledo Botanical Garden Lead Horticulturist, Jonathan Milbrodt, July 13, 2021.
Personal correspondence with former Toledo Botanical Garden Chief Horticulturist and Board Member, Janice Lower, July 14, 2021.

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2060

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Sits at the edge of the pond

Provider Qualifier

Funds donated by

Provider Entity

Members of the Toledo Botanical Garden Board
(Janice Lower, Mimi Kreutz, Linda Dove, Walt Krueger, et al)

Location Site

Location Street

5403 Elmer Dr.

Location Type

Artist Notes

Artist is from Zimbabwe

Materials